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NIAGARA FALLS – A man told police $9,000 in cash and a casino slip worth $592 were stolen Monday night from his car, which was parked in the 400 block of Main Street.

Police said the victim told them he had met a homeless woman named “Pam” who was looking for something to eat and he said he took her to a restaurant. He said he showed the woman where he kept his money and when they returned to the vehicle with the woman at 9:30 p.m. his front passenger door handle was broken and the cash and slip were gone.

The homeless woman was also gone before police arrived.

A possible witness said two men in their 20s were around the vehicle.