Southold police seek Greenport purse snatcher

Southold Police are continuing the search for a man who snatched a Greenport woman’s purse on Front Street early Tuesday morning and made off with her wallet.

Police say the 22-year-old woman was walking home at about 12:42 a.m. when an unknown male grabbed her purse and ran off toward Fifth Street. The woman later found her purse, but the wallet was missing.

The police canine unit was able to establish a track, but could not locate a suspect.