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Video: Punk On Skateboard Steals Purse From 94-Year Old Grandmother Of City Councilman

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Police are asking the public for help in finding the young man caught on surveillance camera riding off on skateboard with the purse of a councilman's grandmother.

The robbery took place on November 29, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, as 94-year old Rosario LoGrande stood in the parking lot of a store she had just shopped at Santa Fe Seconds in Wilmingon. As she stood next to her car, the suspect rode by on a skateboard, snatched her purse, and took off on skateboard. He can be seen in a surveillance footage inside the store, walking by LoGrande, possibly eyeing her as a target according to ABC 7.

"Thank God she wasn't hurt," said Harbor Area councilman Joe Busciano of LoGrande, his material grandmother. "This is a woman who every day prays a rosary for peace in this city," he told the Daily Breeze.

"We were devastated as a family and, more importantly, as a community, that a 94-year-old woman holding onto a walker got robbed by these two knuckleheads. We won't stand for this behavior regardless of where you live in my district," said the councilman.

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According to Fox 11, the suspect is described as a Latino male in his 20s with black hair a mustache, standing 5 feet 6 inches, between 150 and 180 pounds. He possibly has a tattoo on his left arm. He was also seen in the store with another male, described as a Latino male in his 20s, about 5 feet 7 inches and weighing 120-140 pounds. He is being sought as a person of interest.

Busciano says that his grandmother is a very spiritual person and has already forgiven the two men involved in the robbery. "As holy as she is, she forgives these two young men and tells me, 'Forgive them, for they know not what they have done,'" Busciano said.