2017-035730 Theft of a Purse

The victim in this case set her purse down while sitting on the bench in the waffle house on 14th street. She walked away to her table, leaving her purse behind. Two black females walked up to pay and noticed the unattended purse. One female has a baby in a carrier. She uses the baby carrier to conceal the purse from view. She hides the purse in the carrier and walks out of the store. If you know any of the two pictured black females please call the detective listed below.



Contact Detective Franklin at 747-3011 extension 2509 Or …To remain anonymous call

1-866-634-TIPS (8477) OR


Refer to the case number when providing information through CrimeStoppers and tell them you saw the picture on the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Can You ID Me? Web Site.