Fairhaven Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a purse snatching at a local restaurant.

Police say the robbery took place Monday night around 8pm at Emma Jean's Brooklynne Deli on Huttleston Avenue.

The female victim told police a white male grabbed her purse as she was walking back to her car, and ran off heading east on Route 6.

The suspect is described as a thin white man, about six feet tall with sunken cheeks last seen wearing a navy blue hoodie.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Fairhaven Police Detectives at 508-997-7421.

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