Purse stolen while woman inside church

New Hope Church at 2000 Catalpa Drive in Dayton (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A woman’s purse is snatched from her vehicle while she’s inside a Dayton church.

The victim told police she was at the New Hope Church located at 2000 Catalpa Drive around noon Saturday getting things set up for her son’s birthday party when someone broke into her car and stole her purse.

A witness reported seeing two women break into her vehicle and take her bag.

The victim found two women in a nearby alley matching the witness’ description. They told her they didn’t know anything about a stolen purse.

A while later, the purse was returned to the church.

No arrests have been made.

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