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Most Wanted: Stolen purse leads to stolen car

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Columbus Crime Stoppers are asking for your help in finding a suspect who stole a woman's purse then took off with her car.

The incident happened on March 15 around 6 p.m. at Walmart. The victim's purse was stolen out of her shopping cart. There were identification cards, bankcards and car keys inside the purse.

The suspect took off in the victim's car and went to a Circle K and used a stolen card to make some purchases.

She bought five packs of cigarettes and was last seen talking with a white male in a white t-shirt. She left with the white male in a dark colored extended cab or 4-door full size truck with a black toolbox.

If your information leads to an arrest and indictment, you could receive a reward of up to $1,000 and you do not have to give your name.

There are many ways to report crime anonymously. All information is sent through an encrypted hub and forwarded to an investigator.

Leave your tip information by calling the Valley Area Crime Stoppers at 706-653-3188.
To Text a Tip on your smart phone download the "Tip Submit" Application. Go to the Columbus Police Department Web Page, and click on "Crime Stoppers Submit a Tip Form."

Go to the ISolveCrime.com webpage and fill out the tip submit Form.

Valley Area Crime Stoppers also pays for information on any criminal activity, stolen property, and wanted persons in the Muscogee County, Fort Benning, Harris County, Phenix City, Russell and Lee County areas. The Crime Stoppers lines are open 24 hours a day. 

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