Elderly woman suffers ‘life-altering’ injuries in purse snatching

Collingwood OPP need help identifying suspect on bicycle

Police in Collingwood are looking for help tracking down a suspect after an 86-year-old woman was knocked to the ground and had her purse stolen by a man on a bicycle.

It happened just after 4 o’clock on Saturday afternoon on Market Lane near Market Street.

The woman suffered what OPP call life-altering injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Collingwood/The Blue Mountains OPP at (705) 445-4321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).