Suspect sought for stealing elderly woman's wallet

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Police have released an image of a woman they say stole an 87-year-old woman's credit cards and proceeded to purchase about $800 worth of gift cards at Walmart last month.

Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis said the theft happeend on Apr. 18 at the Piggly Wiggly on Sumar Street near Sam Rittenberg Boulevard.

Francis said the suspect stole the woman's wallet, then drove to the Walmart on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston and purchased the gift cards.

She is believed to be driving a silver Cadillac DeVille with a soft, gray top.

If you have any information regarding the suspect, call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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