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November 20, 2012

EPD needs help to ID possible hospital thief

ENID, Okla. — Enid Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a a man suspected of taking a purse at an area hospital last month.

The theft occurred at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center, 600 S. Monroe, Oct. 26.

Police took a report from an Enid resident, who works at the hospital.

She said she went to work at about 4:30 a.m. Oct. 26 and placed her purse on the table in the employee locker room.

She said she returned to the room at about 5:15 a.m., and her purse was gone. The woman notified the hospital, which provided police with surveillance video of the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a black coat, camouflage hat, black-and-white tennis shoes, blue jeans and a tan sweater with dark-colored stripes. The man also has a beard or long sideburns and a goatee.

Visit to view video of the suspect.

Anyone having information that will lead to the arrest or prosecution of the suspect in any crime is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (580) 233-6233.

You also can text a tip from a cell phone by texting CRIMES (274637).

Be sure to type “Enid” in the subject field.

Tips also can be submitted via the Internet by going to

Tipsters can earn a reward up to $1,000 and will not be required to testify or be identified.

Callers also may contact Enid Police Department at 242-7000.

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