A woman's purse was stolen after she was accosted by two people outside a bank at Owen Brown Village Center in the 7200 block of Cradlerock Way Thursday night, police said.
The woman told police she was confronted by the pair at 11:15 p.m., with one of them grabbing her purse and struggling with her until its strap broke, police said.
The suspects then fled to the Owen Brown Place parking lot, where they got into a gold car, possibly a Chrysler LeBaron, police said.
One is described by police as a black youth, 13 or 14 years old, about 140 pounds and wearing a matching blue checked shirt and shorts. The second person is described by police as a chubby black man, about 5 feet 6 inches tall.
* Owen Brown: Robert Fulton Drive/Snowden River Parkway: A man pretending to be stalled in a red Chrysler LeBaron on the side of the road jumped out of the car naked when a 20-year-old woman stopped to help him Wednesday afternoon. The woman ran and called police. The suspect was described as a white male in his early 30s with long brown hair, police said.