Police looking for woman suspected of stealing from elderly lady

Paducah police say they need help identifying a woman they say stole a wallet from an elderly lady.

The 80-year-old victim told police she was shopping at Wal-Mart when the woman approached her and acted as if she knew her.

The unknown woman hugged the victim and then walked away. When the victim went to check out, she realized her wallet was gone.

Surveillance video shows the suspect took the elderly woman’s wallet from her purse while she hugged her.

Anyone with information on the identity of the woman is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at (270) 444-8550 or Crime Stoppers At 443-TELL.

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