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Police say man stole purse from vehicle parked at Taco Bell in Waterford Township

Waterford Township police search for alleged purse thief

Police are searching for a man accused of taking a purse from a vehicle in Waterford Township on May 17, 2019. (WDIV)
Police are searching for a man accused of taking a purse from a vehicle in Waterford Township on May 17, 2019. (WDIV)

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police are searching for a man who stole a purse from a vehicle parked at a Taco Bell restaurant in Waterford Township, according to authorities.

The incident happened at 3:39 p.m. May 17 at the Taco Bell located at 5350 Highland Road, police said.

An older white man with gray hair and a mustache pulled into the Taco Bell in a silver Ford minivan, officials said. He was wearing a gray long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans.

Police said the man parked near a vehicle, opened a passenger-side door and removed a purse before fleeing in the minivan.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call Waterford Township police at 248-618-6077 or the anonymous tip line at 248-674-COPS.

A man accused of taking a purse from a vehicle in Waterford Township on May 17, 2019. (WDIV)
A man accused of taking a purse from a vehicle outside Taco Bell in Waterford Township on May 17, 2019. (WDIV)
A man taking a purse from a vehicle in Waterford Township on May 17, 2019, police say. (WDIV)

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