On December 19, 2013 at approximately 8:45 pm, officers from the Galion Police Department responded to 221 Sherman St. on a home invasion complaint. The victim reported that a person, possibly a white female wearing a tan/brown Carhart coat entered her home. The suspect brandished a handgun at the victim and demanded her purse. The suspect took the victim’s purse and fled the residence. The victim stated that the suspect was between 5’04” – 5’08”. No one was injured during the incident.
The Galion Police Department was assisted by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. At this time the suspect remains at large.
On December 20, 2013 at approximately 8:40 am a citizen brought in a found purse that matched the description of the stolen purse. The purse was recovered in the area of Darlene’s Dairy Bar on N. East St.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Galion Police Department at 419-468-9111 or call the TIPS line at 419-468-3480.