Purse Theft at Giant Eagle on East Side

On Monday, October 28, 2013, at 7:40am, two young male white suspects exited an area Giant Eagle grocery store at the same time as a 74-year old woman in a battery-powered mobility chair. When an opportunity came, one of the two grabbed her purse out of the basket attached to the front of the chair and fled the area. Added to this loss, the victim’s elderly husband passed away the next day. Surveillance photos of the suspects may be viewed on our website, www.stopcrime.org.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at www.stopcrime.org and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” (274637), key word CMH.

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