Daytime snatcher strikes in Okinawa City

A 68-year-old unemployed woman was walking on a street in Chuo, Okinawa City, Tuesday afternoon, when a man came walking from behind, and snatched an envelope from her that contained ¥5,000 in cash. The woman was not harmed.

According to Okinawa City Police, the robber was about 25-year-old male, and about 165 cm tall. He was wearing a short sleeve shirt and shorts.

He snatched the envelope the woman had been holding under her left arm.. Police continue the investigation and are looking for the culprit.