Wichita police looking for man who stole woman’s purse at senior dance

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The Wichita Police Department is searching for a man who they say allegedly stole a 62-year-old woman’s purse during a senior citizens’ dance last week. The incident occurred on the evening of March 23 at the Orchard Park Senior Center in the 4800 block of W. 9th Street.

Authorities say during the dance, the woman came out of a restroom when an unknown suspect took her purse and ran from the building. They say the woman was not injured. She did not know the man.

Officers ask anyone with any information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. All calls are anonymous, and if a person is arrested the caller could receive a reward.

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