Theft suspect has a taste for purses

Purse theft suspect sought in Monroe
Purse theft suspect sought in Monroe. (Photo/Monroe Police Department)

MONROE, Ohio (WDTN) – Police are searching for a purse thief.

Monroe police say a woman was captured on surveillance video stealing three purses from the Saks Off Fifth Avenue store at the Cincinnati Premium Outlet Mall.

The theft occurred at 2:55 p.m. Monday.

The video shows the suspect walking toward the door with the purses in her hands. You can then see her dart out out the door with the $1,200 worth of merchandise with her.

Police describe the suspect as having blonde hair, wearing a black coat and blue jeans at the time.

She fled in a waiting newer model Chrysler 300M that is silver in color with an Ohio registration.

Call the Monroe Police Department Tip Line at 513-539-4836 if you recognize the suspect.


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