Police ask for help identifying suspect

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — West Precinct detectives are working to identify the woman believed to have stolen a purse from an unlocked car parked outside Franklin Road Academy at 4700 Franklin Pike on December 17.
The victim left her purse in the vehicle when she went inside the school to pick up her children at 11:35 a.m. She did not immediately notice her purse was missing. The suspect was captured on video surveillance 45 minutes later using the victim’s personal information to obtain money from SunTrust Bank’s 2503 Lebanon Pike branch.
The suspect is a middle-aged white woman with long blonde hair and bangs. She is approximately 5’5” tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. She wore an orange collared shirt and eyeglasses.
Detectives are also investigating whether the suspect has committed similar crimes in the Middle Tennessee area.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect is urged to contact West Precinct detectives at 862-7285 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME. Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at http://www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com. Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone or text message can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.