ROTTERDAM, N.Y. - Police in Rotterdam are investigating an alleged purse theft which occurred at the Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church on Easter Sunday.
Police say the theft occurred at the Princetown Road church around 9:15 a.m. Sunday. A parishioner reported to police that her purse was stolen from the pew while she received communion.
A witness reported see a white male, about 65-years-old, thin build, and 5'10", with greasy gray hair, who was sitting behind the victim and is believed to have left with the purse.
Anyone with information is asked to call Rotterdam Police at 355-7397.