Synonyms of 'cutpurse'
A pickpocket is a person who steals things from people's pockets or bags in public places.
Markets are a pickpocket's paradise.
A robber is someone who steals money or property from a bank, a shop, or a vehicle, often by using force or threats.
Armed robbers broke into a jewellers.
Thesaurus for cutpurse from the Collins English Thesaurus
a thief who stole purses by cutting them from the belts to which they were attached