Saskatoon police are asking people to be cautious walking on 20th Street near St. Paul’s Hospital.
According to police, three people have been surprised and had bags or purses taken by a woman who then ran away.
In each case, victims describe the woman as in her 20s with long dark hair usually up in a ponytail or bun with a medium build.
The woman is usually wearing dark clothing and work boots.
If you’re walking in the area police suggest you go in a group, stick to well-lit areas and be aware of your surroundings.