Falmouth Police Investigating Attempted Robbery

An elderly female called police for help last night, after a man tried to steal her purse in the Shaw’s parking lot.


Falmouth police were called to Shaw’s supermarket at 8:36 p.m. Thursday, according to a press release. The victim told police a man tried to steal her purse in the parking lot.

The woman described the would be thief as in his mid-twenties, about 5’10” with a stocky build.

The woman screamed for help and the suspect ran, apparently scared off.

He then got back into his vehicle, which the woman described as a dark red or maroon 4-door sedan. She believes the vehicle plates included the numbers 242, and had an insignia similar to the Red Sox or Bruins type license plates.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Falmouth Police Department at 508-457-2527.


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