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Ponca City Police requesting help in identifying purse thief


On 04-25-22 at approximately 3:40 pm officers responded to the Dollar General located at 211 W. Hartford Ave in reference to a theft of a purse. The victim stated she left her purse in her cart and left the store. She took her purchases to her vehicle and a couple of minutes later she walked back inside and saw that the purse was gone.

Inside the purse was a brown and tan wallet which contained $400.00 in cash, numerous credit cards and prescription medication which belonged to the victim. Video surveillance was obtained from the store. It showed female with a child take the purse from the cart.

The Ponca City Police Department is requesting the publics help in identifying the female in dark clothing, shown in the photos. If anyone has information they can call the Ponca City Police Department at 580-767-0370. They can also remain anonymous and contact Crimestoppers at 580-762-5100.