Woman Steals Bag From Busy Restaurant During Lunch Hour

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2016, 13:15
Location: 5230 Kostoryz Road
Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03) Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1604290095

Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to identify and locate a woman accused of stealing a “Hobo” bag full of valuables from a restaurant on April 29, 2016.

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The 45-year-old woman who owns the restaurant reported the theft to Corpus Christi Police and explained that an unknown woman took a business shoulder bag which contained money and other items without permission. The 45-year-old woman told Officers the bag was left unattended in a chair near the kitchen on the south side of the dining room when the unknown woman picked up the bag, and left the restaurant while the dining room was full of customers. The 45-year-old woman showed Officers the video of the dining room which shows the woman pick up the bag, then pick up a baby, and leave the restaurant while a second unknown woman paid for the meal the suspect and the other woman had for lunch.

The 45-year-old woman described the suspect as a heavy set adult female in her Late 20`s, wearing an orange and white short Halter top sun dress with a tattoo on her upper right arm.

Anyone who can identify this woman, or has any additional information about this crime, should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS, or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is confidential and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn the caller a cash reward.