Crime Stoppers: The Menards purse thief

On September 6, an elderly female had her purse stolen while at Menards on Fort Harrison.

Posted: Sep 12, 2019 11:34 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - This week's Crime Stoppers report comes from the files of the Terre Haute Police Department.

Detectives need your help identifying a wanted person.

On September 6, an elderly female had her purse stolen while at Menards on Fort Harrison.

The victim left her purse in a shopping cart in the parking lot, later realizing she left her purse behind.

Security footage from Menards shows the suspect, a white female, heavier build, wearing glasses stealing the purse.

The suspect vehicle as shown appears to be a smaller black or dark-colored passenger car.

If you have any information on this case please call crime stoppers at 812-238-STOP or call Detective Rick Decker at 812-244-2274.

Remember all tips are anonymous and could receive up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest.

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