62-Year-Old-Woman Assaulted by Purse Snatchers in Stolen SUV

MADISON, WI –  Police in Madison are searching for a red 2017 red Jeep Cherokee that was stolen and used as a getaway vehicle in an assault and robbery of an elderly woman.

Police reported this morning, that a 62-year-old woman was knocked over in the parking lot of Hy-Vee at 3801 E Washington Ave. The victim was pushing her cart when suspects jumped out of a recently stolen 2017 red Jeep Cherokee (21-045556), knocked her over, and stole her purse. They fled the area in the stolen SUV. Investigation continuing.