Mascoutah police searching for purse thief

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


MASCOUTAH, IL – Mascoutah, IL police are looking for a suspect who they believe stole a woman’s purse then promptly used her credit and debit cards. On July 24, 2018, police believe the suspect used a window punch to gain access to a vehicle in Scheve Park, where he stole the purse. The stolen credit/debit cards inside were immediately used at local businesses, including a Wal-Mart.

Anyone with any information about this incident, or who recognizes the suspect and/or suspect vehicle, is asked to call Det. Sgt. Jared Lambert of the Mascoutah Police Department at 618-566-2976.

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.


Latest News

More News