COLLEGE PLACE, Washington – A thief took advantage of purses being left inside two separate cars parked on Academy Way in College Place Tuesday night.
According to police, someone took a purse from a car parked in the drop-off zone at Rogers Adventist School by smashing the driver’s side window of a vehicle.
Then, only a few minutes later, someone took another purse from a car parked in front of Walla Walla Valley Academy by smashing out the back driver’s side window.
The first theft happened at about 5:30 p.m., with the second happening at 5:47 p.m.
Detectives are investigating and anyone with information is encouraged to call CPPD.