Police search for suspect accused of stealing from elderly woman

(Photo: Dayton Police Department)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are looking for a woman accused of stealing debit and credit cards from an elderly woman.

Police released surveillance videos of the suspect.

She is believed to be in her mid-50s.

Police say the theft happened at the Lakewood Apartment Building in the 900 block of Wilmington Avenue on October 9th.

According to police, the suspect assisted the elderly victim when her electric scooter stopped working. At some point, the suspect stole items from the victim’s purse.

One of the cards was used later.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP.

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