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Douglas County Seeks Information in Purse Theft

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Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest in two purse thefts. 

Officials say that on Saturday, October 22, 2016 between the hours of 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, two separate victims entered the women's bathroom at  Harrah’s and Mont Bleu casino in Stateline, Nevada and a few minutes later, could not locate their purses. Both victims say they had cash, credit cards and passports taken.

Authorities reviewed camera surveillance and said they saw an adult black female wearing a black jacket and blue jeans who entered both restrooms with a large black handbag that appears empty.  They say that when she exits, it appears that the black handbag is full.

A reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the suspect. Your identity is not needed and you will remain anonymous. Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to call DCSO Dispatch at (775) 782-5126 or Douglas County Secret Witness at: 775-78-CRIME (775-782-7463) or DCSO Investigator Jarrod Guilford (775)586-7256.  

Douglas County Secret Witness is seeking information on any criminal activity in the Douglas County area.  Cash rewards are available for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of perpetrators.  Total anonymity is assured.  Payment will be made in any manner that the caller prefers. 

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