Purse thief tricks Kamloops gym employee into opening locker

By James Peters
February 21, 2018 - 2:13pm

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops Crime Stoppers is looking for a thief who bamboozled an employee of a local gym.

Last Monday, February 12, the woman told the gym employee she had lost the key to her locker.

After the employee cut the lock off for her, the woman helped herself to a purse that was inside.

Inside the purse was cash, a smartphone, keys, a debit card and credit cards.

The next day, the debit card and a credit card were used at a convenience store on the south shore.

Crime Stoppers describes the suspect as white, in her 30s or 40s with blonde shoulder-length hair.

She was wearing a black jacket at the time.

If you know who this is or have any information about the theft, call Kamloops Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

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