Police searching for man accused of stealing purse from Family Dollar employee, using credit cards


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are looking for a man who may be responsible for a series of thefts.

According to IMPD, the man entered Family Dollar at 8083 Madison Ave. on Sept. 8, 2016, and took an employee’s purse from the stockroom. He then used the victim’s credit and debit cards to make unauthorized purchases, police said.

IMPD said the man may be connected to other cases in the Indianapolis area, specifically several thefts reported in the vicinity of West 86th Street.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or 800-222-8477 (TIPS). You can also submit a mobile tip through the P3tips app for Apple orAndroid phones or visit www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. Information can be submitted anonymously.