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Car Window Smashed, Purse Taken At Darien Y

Someone smashed a car window and took a purse at the Darien YMCA last week
Someone smashed a car window and took a purse at the Darien YMCA last week Photo Credit: Casey Donahue

DARIEN, Conn. — Someone smashed a car window and snatched a purse while it was parked at the Darien YMCA last week, according to police.

Officers responded to the YMCA on Post Road on Wednesday, Dec. 13 on a report of a burglary. They met with a woman who said she had parked her car in the lost at around 5:30 p.m. and returned at 6:40 p.m.

When she returned, she saw that the rear passenger's side window had been broken, police said. A black purse that had been left on the front passenger's seat was gone. The purse was valued at $300, and contained prescription glasses valued at $400, police said.

Detectives responded to the scene to process for evidence, and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

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