Couple Steals Elderly Woman’s Purse at Walmart, Police Ask for Help


The male and female pictured went into Walmart on Emily Drive in Clarksburg and stole an elderly lady’s purse, according to Clarksburg Police.

On June 28, between the hours of 11:30 and 11:45 a.m., the duo took the woman’s purse with her keys, ID, social security card, various credit cards, checkbook, an undetermined amount of cash, and some important documents concerning her deceased husband.

The female distracted the woman while the male stole the purse and concealed it under his shirt, police said. Then, the couple left the store, got into a silver vehicle near the Burger King, went to BFS and got gas and cigarettes with the victim’s money, and continued to Anmoore.

The vehicle the two left in was possibly a Chevy, passenger car, police said.

If you have any information on this incident or the people in the pictures, please contact Steven Menendez with the Clarksburg Police Department at 304-624-1618.

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