A picture of the alleged bag snatcher police officers are searching for.

Police officers are asking members of the public for help in locating a man described as a bag snatcher, who allegedly robbed a pensioner on Wednesday while she was shopping at Adam’s Mall in Chaguanas.

According to a police report, around 2:30 pm the 70-year-old woman was at a shoe store when she placed her bag down to make a purchase.

As she did so, a man grabbed the bag containing $2,900 and ran off.

An image of the alleged snatcher has since been released by the police.

Anyone with information can contact the police at 555, 999, 800 TIPS or 482 GARY.