New Castle PD: Man took purse at church festival

New Castle PD looking to identify suspect in theft case

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) – The New Castle City Police Department is attempting to identify a man who they say stole a purse at a festival at a church Tuesday, according to a post on their Facebook page Friday.

Police said the male is black and was wearing black shorts and a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey. The theft happened at St. Vitus Parish on S. Mercer St. in New Castle, according to the post.

Anyone with information on the identity of the man can contact the New Castle Police Department at 724-656-3586 or leave an anonymous tip on the New Castle Police Department tip line at

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