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GFPD searching for robbery suspect

The woman attempted to steal merchandise from a thrift store
Posted at 1:10 PM, Dec 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 17:08:26-05

(UPDATE, 3:01 pm) The GFPD has identified the woman in the photo, and thanked everyone who provided tips.

(1st Report, 1:10 pm) The Great Falls Police Department is asking for help identifying a robbery suspect. The GFPD said in a Facebook post that on Wednesday, December 4th, the woman attempted to steal merchandise from a thrift store on the west side of town.

The GFPD said: "When her attempt was thwarted by store employees, she turned what may have been a shoplifting charge into likely robbery and assault charges, by striking an employee in the head with her purse."

- 5'4" tall
- Thin build
- Red hair
- Wearing: gray sweatshirt with pink lining, skinny jeans, white shoes, and a gray purse

If you know who the woman, you're asked to call the GFPD at 727-7688 (extension 5), or send a private message to the GFPD Facebook page. Tipsters may remain anonymous.