Wilkes-Barre Township Police ask for help to identify alleged Wegman’s purse snatcher

Wilkes-Barre Township Police ask for help to identify alleged Wegman’s purse snatcher

Wilkes-Barre, PA

A Victim reported to Wilkes-Barre Township Police that on  March 05, 2019,  someone stole her purse from a shopping cart while she was at Wegmans in the township.

In addition to the purse, police believe $40 cash and credit cards were also taken.

Authorities say after viewing store surveillance from both Wegmans and the local Walmart police were able to identify, an unknown female was observed removing the purse from the cart and proceeded to immediately exit the store. Total value of the theft is $100. 

Anyone with information as to a possible identification is asked to contact police at (570) 208-4635. 

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