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      Tips from the public lead to identification in purse theft

      The Marquette County Sheriff's Department has reported that the witnesses and vehicle shown in surveillance footage regarding a purse theft have been identified.

      Officials say that numerous tips have led to the identity of the two witnesses shown in surveillance footage taken from Walmart in Marquette Township. The vehicle show in the footage has also been identified, according to the sheriff's department.

      The incident happened on August 21 when a purse left in a cart at Walmart was allegedly taken. Police report that a large sum of cash was taken from the purse, which was discovered in another shopping cart at Target in Marquette Township.

      No additional information is being released at this time. The sheriff's department thanked the public and media outlets for helping identify the people and vehicle involved.