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Woman's purse stolen from car while visiting family member's grave, police looking for thieves

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Posted at 5:30 PM, May 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-08 17:30:39-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are asking for the public’s help with identifying individuals who took a woman’s purse at a cemetery while she was visiting a family member’s grave.

The theft happened on April 20 at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, according to police.

Authorities said the woman had left her 2013 Toyota Corolla unlocked when she was at the cemetery. When she returned to the car, she found her purse was missing.

Security camera footage from local stores captured video of individuals using credit cards taken from the woman’s purse.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Second District police at 216-623-5218.