NORTH STONINGTON, CT (WFSB) - A man was caught on camera stealing a woman's purse from a restaurant in North Stonington.

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According to state police, they were called to investigate the theft at Bon Appetito Ristorante on June 10 around 4:30 p.m.

The purse belonged to an the restaurant's owner, the business posted to social media.

"This gentleman below walked into the restaurant about an hour ago and took our owner's purse that contains some very important documents in it," the business wrote. "We do not care about the money but the other contents of the purse are extremely important."

In the video, the man can be seen putting the purse into his own "Can Can Sale" bag.

He then leaves the restaurant.

Troopers said the suspect was spotted lingering around the property beforehand.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 860-848-6500 extension 5127.

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Concerned Resident

Again you are the racist cowardly brian. You mentioned the white hood! You admitted you partake in white privilege! The group I was referring to is the democRATS! Sorry cowardly brian, you come up short again.

Brian C. Duffy

Accountability.

Brian C. Duffy

I've noticed an increase in crime among one certain group of people: older males in Bermuda shorts and boat shoes. I'm personally afraid I might become a victim of profiling.

Brian Duffy ~~ Tariffville, CT

Concerned Resident

In your description of the criminal pictured in this article you left out that he steals others peoples property, a typical liberal spin. Again why are you liberals protecting and defending criminals. The police are searching for this criminal!

Brian C. Duffy

You must clutch your purse real tight when you see someone like me walking around - especially if I'm wearing high socks!

Concerned Resident

Why are you comparing yourself to a criminal. Now I understand why you defend them.

Brian C. Duffy

You need to own your comments. Until you do, I will gladly continue to call out your racism. I'm admittedly a product of White privilege, which entitles me to call cowardly, defensive white people racist whenever I encounter it. Your are powerless to stop me. But it is amusing to see you try.

Concerned Resident

Thats exactly what your doing verduffy! I would rather see the criminals (purse snatcher incuded) prosecuted than you and the liberals defending them. Just look at your other comments if you believe you're not defending them..

Verdad

Answer the question.

Verdad

Stop deflecting.

Verdad

Or stfu.

Concerned Resident

You stfu verduffy! Why don't you head downtown and see what criminal you can defend next. Stop denying your co-operation in the destruction of America.

Verdad

Why so triggered. Just answer the question?

Verdad

I am concerned that a cowardly resident can't explain what group of people they were referring to. Must have been criminals, huh?

Concerned Resident

Does anybody else notice most of thr crime reported here is committed by one certain group of people.

Brian C. Duffy

Your voice is muffled. Try removing the white hood.

Brian Duffy ~~ Tariffville, CT

Concerned Resident

I didn't say anything about race or color, you racist?

This is where the libtard mind goes as you've proved cowardly brian.

Verdad

Now that you are triggered, please explain what group you were referring to?

Verdad

Answer the question cowardly resident.

Verdad

What is that certain group of people you were referring to? Why can't you explain yourself with out deflection and name calling? Maybe is is because you are busted. If you think you can spin your way out then go for it. Or just write stupid sh*t elsewhere.

Verdad

8, 9, 10 comments. Who cares? You still can't explain yourself.

Verdad

What group would that be?

Concerned Resident

Its actually you spinning the sh*t.

Face reality or become a victim.

Verdad

Feel free to answer the question or stfu.

Concerned Resident

Seven comments Verdaddy. Who's triggered?

Verdad

Answer if you can.

Verdad

Can't answer the question? Then you resort to name calling?

Concerned Resident

You started with the name calling, triggered cowardly verduffy!

Brian C. Duffy

I take ownership of my posts. You own nothing.

Verdad

Still can't answer the question?

Verdad

All you're accomplishing with that comment is creating more division and showing your intelligence level.

Concerned Resident

True Americans will never understand why you liberals support and defend criminals. Wait until it involves your family, you will think very differently.

Brian C. Duffy

True Americans don't proclaim their political beliefs using a pseudonym. It's dishonest and cheap.

Verdad

I am not defending criminals. You still can't answer the question. Deflect away if that is all you have.

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