*UPDATE as of Oct. 16 at 3:35 p.m.* The woman has been identified.
The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for assistance from the public to identify a woman who entered a business at the 2800 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay and allegedly stole a purse someone left inside a cart on Sept. 11, 2018.
The woman is described as 30 to 40 years old, heavy set, long brown hair and is between 5’3” to 5’9” in height.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321 and refer to file 2018-12999.
If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca. When reporting through Crime Stoppers, you never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.