About two weeks later, the Waxahachie Police Department is still seeking information from the public regarding a purse theft May 7.

Police were dispatched to Asian King Buffet in the 500 block of U.S. Highway 77 where a woman grabbed a purse from behind a counter and took off.

“The suspect went to place a to go order. When the lady behind the desk walked out from the area to get to-go orders from other people, this lady found the opportunity to duck behind the counter and steal a purse and walk out,” Sgt. Bobby Gray said.

“She is a person of interest that we believe took the purse. The theft took place in the morning hours.”

Anyone with information about her identity can contact Det. Barry Owens at 469-309-4445 or bowens@waxahachiepd.org. They can also call Crime Stoppers of Ellis County at 972-937-PAYS to report information anonymously. The Waxahachie Police Department can be reached at 469-309-4400 and is located at 216 N. College St. in downtown Waxahachie.

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