New Bedford Police are urging patrons to keep a close eye on their belongings while at supermarkets and other public places.

Police say a 90-year old woman was victimized on Friday afternoon at Market Basket on Sawyer Street.  .

The woman told Police a white male about 20 years old stole her purse from her shopping cart while she was loading groceries into her car.  The purse contained cash, gift cards and her cell phone.

The victim was not hurt.  The robber was wearing jeans and a dark-colored hoodie.

Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call New Bedford Police.