A year ago, 12-30-2016, while shopping at Stage on North 14th Street in Ponca City, a lady had her purse stolen.  She reported the theft to Police, to her bank and credit card companies.

On 12-28-17 the suspect pictured in surveillance picture paid for a purchase using a check at the Valero located at Fourth Street and South Avenue.  That check was inside the stolen purse from Stage.  The same suspect passed another one of the stolen checks at the Valero at Second Street and Highland Avenue.

If you have any information regarding the suspect pictured in the surveillance picture that passed the stolen check, please contact the Ponca City Area Crime Stoppers at 762-5100 or 767-0370.    Anyone wishing to send an anonymous tip online, can access the link at www.poncacityok.gov. Click on the Crime stoppers link on the home page, fill out the tip sheet, and send the information.  If you’d like to email your information, send it to crimestoppers@poncacityok.govAnyone that provides information will remain anonymous and they may be eligible to receive a reward of up to $1,000.

Story provided by Sherry Bowers, Ponca City PD.