TUSCARORA RESERVATION – A woman caught on security tape snatching a wallet in a convenience store this past weekend is now being sought by Niagara County sheriff’s deputies. But the search may be a little easier since the woman used a store loyalty card with her name on it before she left.
A clerk at a convenience store in the 2200 block of Saunders Settlement Road told deputies that she sat down at a table to have some ice cream and set her wallet down on the table at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. She said when she spilled some ice cream on her arm, she left the table briefly to get a napkin and when she returned, her wallet was gone. The wallet contained $110 in cash.
Store security told deputies that the incident was captured on tape, which shows an unknown white woman wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans walk up to the table and take the wallet. Before leaving, the woman went to the register and paid for some items using a store loyalty card.
Store security officers said they would contact patrol with the name on the loyalty card.
Patrol reported that the investigation remains open.