February 1, 2013

Help Us Catch This Purse Thief

The photo below depicts a suspect in a purse thief at the Boardwalk Bowl.  Our victim is an 80 year old Holocaust Survivor.  She was bowling with her league when her purse was taken by the pictured suspect.  

The suspect asked about using credit cards at a neighboring business.  When the business indicated they did not take credit cards, the suspect left the purse behind.  The suspect did manage to take our victim's cash ($100) and a few credit cards.  The purse and other contents were recovered and returned to the victim.  The theft occurred approximately 2:30 PM on January 28th. 

The suspect is described as a white female approx 5 feet 8 inches, 220 lbs, shoulder length brown hair with glasses pulled up in her hair.  Wearing a black sweatshirt, grey sweat pants, black shoes.  

If you spot her, please call 9-1-1.  If you know who she is please call out investigations unit at (831) 420-5820 or you can leave an anonymous tip on our tip line (831) 420-5995, or our mobile iPhone and Droid app.    

The photos below are from security camera footage.  Help us get this person identified and arrested for this theft! Refer Case 13S-00852