Accused purse thief arrested

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Police identified and arrested a woman accused of stealing a purse with thousands of dollars in it.

Barbourville police arrested 24-year-old Julie Osbourne of London.

Police say Saturday night, surveillance video caught her stealing an employee's purse at the shell station on 25E in Barbourville.

The purse had $3,000 in it. Police say the employee had just cashed her income tax return check.

Police say they recovered $1,201 on Wednesday.

Osbourne faces theft charges.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WYMT CONTACT INFO 199 Black Gold Blvd. Hazard, KY 41701 606-436-5757 - switchboard 606-439-9968 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 193697801