Woman cited for stealing a purse from grocery store

By: Channel 8 Eyewitness Newsroom

UPDATE:  The woman who was caught on video stealing a purse has been found. 

The purse was taken out of an unattended cart. 

The purse has been returned and the suspect was cited for theft.


A video camera caught a woman’s purse being stolen at a grocery store. 

It happened Russ’s Market on 17th and Washington Streets. 

A man was watching his wife’s purse but when he steps away, a woman comes and grabs the purse. 

She then runs off. 

The purse had a phone and $400 cash.