Police: Flanders man arrested after stealing elderly woman's purse in Riverhead

News 12 has been told Erick Contreras Guevara, 22, walked up to a 79-year-old woman in the Shoprite parking lot on Old Country Road.

News 12 Staff

Oct 30, 2023, 10:12 AM

Updated 174 days ago

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A Flanders man has been arrested and is accused of robbing a woman in Riverhead.
News 12 has been told Erick Contreras Guevara, 22, walked up to a 79-year-old woman in the Shoprite parking lot on Old Country Road and grabbed her purse.
Guevara allegedly ran to a store nearby.
Officers were able to find him and arrest him.  


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