Columbia County authorities seek shoplifting suspect identity

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Suspect leaves the Target in Evans on Dec. 30

Columbia County authorities are looking for assistance identifying a woman they say stole purses from an Evans retailer.

A loss prevention employee at the Evans Target store said on Dec. 30 that while watching store surveillance footage from the previous day. He saw a woman take a $90 Ed Hardy purse from the rack and leave the store in Mullins Crossing shopping center without paying for it, according to a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

The employee said the woman returned without the purse and stole another one.

Anyone with information about the woman’s identity or whereabouts should call the sheriff’s office at (706) 541-2800.

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