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Purse stolen out of occupied car in downtown Monroe

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police are investigating a Saturday night theft complaint in downtown Monroe.

Saturday night around 10 p.m., Monroe Police responded to a reported theft complaint that occurred on the 200 block of Walnut.

An investigation revealed that an unknown black male subject entered a female victim’s vehicle through a rear door and removed a purse that was sitting on the center console. The victim was in the driver seat of the vehicle at the time of the theft and was parked in a parking lot at the above location.

The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. No one was injured during this incident.

Anyone with information about suspect identities or any other information about the above incidents is urged to contact the Monroe Police Department at 318.329.2600 or Crimestoppers at 318.388 2274 (CASH).

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