Layton PD seeks man who stole purses from two young girls at Wal-Mart

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A man who allegedly stole purses belonging to two young girls at a Wal-Mart in Layton. Image courtesy Layton City PD.

A man who allegedly stole purses belonging to two young girls at a Wal-Mart in Layton. Image courtesy Layton City PD.

LAYTON, Utah — Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole two purses belonging to young girls while at a Wal-Mart in Layton Tuesday.

According to the Layton City Police Department, the man pictured above stole the purses from a shopping cart while at the Wal-Mart in Layton, 745 West Hill Field Road.

The first purse belonged to a 6-year-old girl and contained $8.45. The second purse belonged to a 7-year-old girl and contained $3.00

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man, saying they would like to help the young girls’ recover their stolen money. Anyone who recognizes the man or who has knowledge of his whereabouts should call Layton PD at 801-497-8300 and reference case number 16-11523.