Police seeking woman in theft of purse downtown

Franklin police are looking for a woman after an employee from a downtown store reported that her purse was stolen.

The woman had gone to Thanks for the Thyme shop, 396 E. Jefferson St., on Wednesday and asked the employee to get a heavy item in the store for her. The employee went to the back, and the woman left before the employee returned, according to a police report.

Shortly after, the employee discovered that her purse containing credit cards and cash was missing. The missing credit cards were then used at stores in Whiteland and Greenwood, the report said.

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