Ladies beware: Purse snatchers targeting shoppers

MERIDIAN, Idaho (KBOI) - Meridian Police officers have received multiple reports of purses being stolen from shopping carts.

Officials are warning ladies to keep an eye on their purses while shopping. They say even leaving a purse in a cart unattended for a few seconds can put shoppers at risk.

Meridian PD recommends keeping a purse on the arm or putting it under merchandise to make it harder to steal.