Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a thief who stole a purse from a vehicle while it was parked at a horse show on S Hwy. 475 recently.
The bandit then went on a shopping spree, spending thousands of dollars in stolen money. Anyone with information about the crime or the suspect is asked to call (352) 732-9111. Those wishing to make anonymous tips can call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at (352) 368-STOP (7867). Tips also can be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com.
For Crime Stoppers, please reference 20-18 in your tip. Also, if you use Crime Stoppers and your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.