An alleged purse snatcher is in police custody after suffering self-inflicted wounds, according to police.
Investigators say the suspect snatched a woman’s purse early Friday evening at the Trader Joe’s on 21st and Market. Police then say the man escaped in his vehicle.
Responding police officers spotted a man inside a car fitting the alleged victim’s description later on at 30th and Market. When approached by police, investigators say the man stabbed himself, suffering a minor injury.
He was apprehended and taken into police custody. No word yet on the man’s identity.