Photos show suspect in theft of local woman’s purse, cards, cash

The victim told police a man approached her and then took her purse, which contained identification cards, a checkbook, bank cards and then cash. (Temple Police Dept. photo)
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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Temple police released surveillance photos Monday of a man wanted in connection with a robbery in which a local woman’s purse, bank cards and $1,000 in cash were stolen.

The robbery was reported on July 3 near the 1500 block of South 7th Street.

The victim told police a man approached her and then took her purse, which contained identification cards, a checkbook, bank cards and then cash.

The stolen checks may later have been used at a local ATM to make unauthorized deposits, police said.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call Temple police at (254) 298-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS.

Tips may also be submitted online.