WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect of a purse snatch robbery in Northwest.

The incident took place on Sunday on the 1400 block of T Street. The suspect is seen in the surveillance video walking behind a woman and snatching her purse before taking off.

Police describe the suspect as being 5'9" to 5'10" in height, 19 to 20 years old, with a stocky build. He was last scene wearing a navy blue pea coat and ripped denim jeans, police said.

If you have any information about this case call police at 202-727-9099 or TEXT the tip line by sending your message to 50411.

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