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Women Report Thefts From Purses

The purses were left behind, but cash and a wallet were stolen.

This information comes from Decatur police reports.

Two women reported items stolen from purses in their offices.

On July 7, a woman told police her wallet was taken from the Trust Building at 545 N. McDonough St.

She discovered the theft through an email alert saying her Red Box movie rental card had been used. She later discovered charges were made on one of her credit cards at the Game Stop and Kroger in the Edgewood Retail Plaza at Moreland Avenue and Caroline Street.

She only left her office for 10 minutes to go to the restroom and returned to find the office door left open and the outer door to the building also open. Also taken were her drivers license and checkbook.

On July 6, about $50 in cash was taken July 6 from a purse in an office in the 100 block of Sams Street. The victim said that part of the office could only be entered with a security key.

 

Allsouth Construction reported July 5 that $350 in copper wiring and an undetermined number of tools were stolen from 133 New St. The wiring was last seen July 2. The tools were taken from a storage building and a truck that were broken into.

 

Chips, drinks, candy bars and tires were stolen from the Pure gas station at 249 E. Ponce de Leon Ave. The break-in was discovered July 6. Entry and exit were made through a window on the northeast corner of the building. The four tires were valued at $100, the food items at $45.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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