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Monday, August 8, 2011
Suspects ID wanted
Sunday August 7, 2011 a womans pocket book was taken from St. Marys Church 5 Linden Street in Brookline,
Victim was attending the 9:30 Mass at St Mary's Church. Victim left her bench to receive communion, when she returned to her bench approximately five minutes later she noticed that her handbag was missing. Victim stated that there wasn't anyone seated behind her when she went to receive communion. Two people attending Mass stated that they saw a white female in her 40's wearing a short green rain jacket, plaid shorts, tan straw hat carrying a bag near the victims bench. This person did not stay for the conclusion of the Mass and was seen leaving the Church in a unknown direction . Several units were dispatched to the area, but were unable to locate this individual. Victim stated that her purse contained her cell phone, a master card and an American express card . Victim stated that her identification was also in her bag . Victim is visiting from Oklahoma, this is the only form of Identification she has. Detectives following up on the case received information that an attempt to use the victims credit card at T.J Maxx 525 Harvard St. at 11:40 a.m. but access was denied. A video and still pictures are available of this transaction Follow-up investigation is being conducted by the detective division. Anyone with information is asked to call the Brookline Police 617-730-2222