Police search for suspect accused of stealing 93-year-old's purse

GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - Police said they are looking for a thief who stole a 93-year-old woman's purse in Greenville.

According to investigators, it happened at a Dollar General store on Airport Road on Sept. 3.

The 93-year old woman accidentally left her purse in a shopping cart at the store, police said. Surveillance images showed the suspect taking the purse from the cart and putting it in her vehicle. Police said the suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash, credit cards and other personal items.

Investigators said the suspect was driving a white Nissan Versa. She was described as a black female with short hair. The suspect was last seen wearing a green shirt and green shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Greenville Police Department at (252) 329-4315 or Pitt- Greenville Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777.

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