Nanaimo police looking for suspected purse thief

NANAIMO – Police hope public can identify woman captured in security camera photo image.

Police hope public can identify alleged purse thief.

Police hope public can identify alleged purse thief.

Police are looking for a woman who allegedly stole a woman’s purse from the shopping cart of a victim who was shopping at the Quality Foods in University Village Mall Saturday.

An image of the suspected thief, captured on a store security camera, shows a  Caucasian woman with long dark hair, possibly in her mid 20s.

Anyone with information about the identity of this person, please contact Const. Natalie Cuvele of the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com