Public Safety

Marion Police Department searching for theft suspects

Marion Police Department are looking for two theft suspects who stole a purse at a Marion Hy-Vee, 3600 Business Hwy 151, on Saturday, Aug. 25.

At around 9:30 p.m., Aug. 25, the two female suspects approached the victim and stole her purse while she was using the can redemption machine inside the store, according to a news release.

They then ran from the store, got into a red Dodge Caravan with Illinois license plates and fled the scene.

According to a release, both suspects were seen on surveillance footage at Wal-Mart, 2645 Blairs Ferry NE., a short time after this incident. There, they attempted to purchase more than $3,000 in gift cards using the victim’s credit card. They then left the store in a gray sedan.

If you can identify either of the suspects you are encouraged to call Marion Police Department at (319) 377-1511.

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