Elkhart police need help identifying alleged purse thief

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ELKHART, Ind. -- Your help is needed to identify the woman who stole a Michiana shopper's purse.

The purse was taken on Saturday from a grocery store in Elkhart.

A shopper went to look at an item on a store shelf, stepping away from her purse and cart.

The woman seen in the photos then swooped in and grabbed the bag.

She's accused of using one of the victim's credit cards in St. Joseph County and trying to use one in Chicago.

Anyone with information on this incident should call Elkhart police at 574-389-4732 or 574-295-7076.


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