Published: Oct 01, 2012 11:24 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 02, 2012 10:25 AM EDT

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda police need help finding a man who tried to snatch a woman's purse at Punta Gorda High School. The incident happened on Sept. 14.

Officers said the man slammed the woman against her vehicle, but she fought him. He ran off without her purse.

The victim described the suspect as a white male wearing khaki shorts, black t-shirt, and possibly between the ages of 15 and 20.

If you saw anything on the night of September 14 at Punta Gorda High School, call police or contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-TIPS.