PORTLAND Police in Portland want help to find a thief who stole credit cards from a woman s purse at a restaurant.

The victim said she was at Casa Del Matador on East Burnside Street at around 4 p.m. when she realized that her credit cards were missing.

The victim told police that two women there were acting obnoxious and moving from booth to booth, eventually sitting in a booth near the victim and her daughter.

Police obtained security video from the restaurant which showed the suspect use a cane to drag the victim s purse across the floor, take out items and return the purse.

The suspect was described as an African American woman, 5-foot 7 inches tall and 350 pounds. Police said she was associated with a white female, 5-foot 3 inches tall, 100 pounds, with a bun in her hair.


Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at , text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

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