Suspect caught on camera taking forgotten purse from cart

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
March 13, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted in connection to a recent purse theft.

The incident happened at a local Dillard's store on February 23. Deputies say at about 9 p.m., a woman was leaving the store and forgot to take her newly purchased Dooney & Bourke purse from her shopping cart.

A short time later, another woman and her children came by and spotted the forgotten Dillard's bag with the purse inside. Deputies say the woman was caught on camera taking the bag, but never turned it in.

LCSO shared surveillance video of the incident to Facebook:

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Big Bend Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS (8477). Tipsters may be eligible to receive a reward up to $3,000.

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