Purse Snatcher On Loose; How To Protect Yourself

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Alcoa, Blount County (WVLT) - Alcoa Police are warning shoppers to be extra careful this holiday season after three incidents alone this weekend at Wal-Mart.

Alcoa officials say between Friday and Saturday nights there was one unsuccessful, but two successful purse snatchings at the retailer.

Right now, police say they've stepped up patrols for area retail businesses and following leads looking for the thief.

Coming up at 5:30 Volunteer TV's Stephen McLamb gives you some tips about how to protect yourself.