Anx­ious mom's purse swiped

Toronto Sun - - NEWS -

ROCKFORD, Wash. — Au­thor­i­ties are search­ing for a thief who made off with the purse of a par­ent who rushed to check on her child fol­low­ing the school shoot­ing this week in Washington state.

The Spokane County Sher­iff’s Of­fice said the thief has racked up more than $36,000 in fraud­u­lent charges.

Au­thor­i­ties say the purse was stolen Wed­nes­day morn­ing as par­ents con­verged on Freeman High School in Rockford, where a gun­man had opened fire, killing one stu­dent and in­jur­ing three oth­ers.

Caleb Sharpe, 15, has been ar­rested in the shoot­ing.

The sher­rif’s of­fice says some­one stole the purse from a car that was hur­riedly left un­locked by a wor­ried par­ent.

The sher­iff re­leased a photo of a pos­si­ble sus­pect.

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