BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Police look to identify an accused purse-snatcher who is possibly connected to vehicle burglaries in the parish.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the suspect approached a woman in a Greenwell Springs Road convenience store parking lot, brandished a gun, and stole her purse on Wednesday, Oct. 19. He fled the area on foot before officers arrived.

Police said the suspect may be linked to several vehicle burglaries in the Baton Rouge area.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.