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Prescott Valley Police Looking For A Purse Snatcher That Led To Attempted Fraud

Prescott Valley Police are looking for a woman, who stole a purse from a victim in Prescott Valley that turned into a fraud attempt. Police say on Saturday, October 8th at around 1 p.m. a woman stole a purse, from a victim, which contained credit cards and identification. The female suspect then used that information to attempt to purchase gift cards at one location totaling nearly $500. She used that information at another location to purchase a gift card and other items totaling more than $500. At a third location, the female suspect then attempted to cash a check using the victim’s information. The suspect is described as a white female, approximately 25-to-28 years old, medium build, approximately five-feet to five-foot-five inches tall with long dirty blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, red and black camisole, blue denim shorts, black shoes, and wearing a surgical mask. The suspect also has an unknown tattoo on her right upper thigh area. No vehicle was identified. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the Prescott Valley Police Department at (928) 772-9267.

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