Brainerd Area News

Authorities Looking To Identify Robber Who Stole Purse At The Baxter Walmart Parking Lot

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The Baxter Police Department is reporting that a robbery that occurred Thursday in Baxter at Walmart. The report says a lone male allegedly ripped a purse off of the shoulder of a woman in the parking lot while she was loading her purchased into her vehicle.  He nabbed the purse and then jumped into a waiting vehicle and left the scene.  While nobody was injured in the incident, authorities are working to identify the suspect who was captured on surveillance cameras.  They say that witness information is the key to this investigation.