Police need help to identify suspected wallet thief who went on Easton shopping spree

(Courtesy: Columbus Division of Police)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are asking for the public's help to identify a woman accused of stealing a person's wallet at an Easton Town Center restaurant, then going on a shopping spree with one of the stolen credit cards.

Police said the wallet was stolen from Panera at the shopping center on February 11 around 11:30 a.m. The suspect then reportedly went shopping at the victim's expense, including at the Apple Store at Easton, where she bought a laptop.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Byrne in the Columbus Police Burglary Unit at 614-562-4268 or by email.

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