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Crime Stoppers: Purse Stolen at Murphy’s, Credit Card Used at Multiple Stores in Boone

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

161490 (3)Between Jan. 23, 2016, at 10:30 p.m. and Jan. 24, 2016, at 12:30 a.m, an unknown person stole a purse from a patron at Murphy’s restaurant, located at 747 West King Street in Boone. On Jan. 25, 2016, the suspect then used the victim’s credit card to make fraudulent purchases at Big Lots, Jersey Mikes, and Advance Auto Parts in Boone. The purchase at Advance Auto Parts was for an AM/FM/CD radio. Boone Police investigators are seeking assistance identifying the person pictured in the surveillance images.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900. You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.


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