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Horry County police search for woman accused of snatching purses from elderly females

Horry County police are searching for a woman accused of stealing purses. (Source: Horry County Police Department Facebook page) Horry County police are searching for a woman accused of stealing purses. (Source: Horry County Police Department Facebook page)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Horry County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who has been targeting elderly females for their purses while at popular stores and supermarkets.

According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, the woman has reportedly snatched several purses when the victims turn their backs. The suspect has been seen in the areas of Restaurant Row and Carolina Forest.

There are warrants out for the woman’s arrest on charges of credit card fraud and forgery, according to the HCPD. Her name is Kristy Hundley, 43, and she is described as standing 5 feet 1 inches tall and weighing 110 pounds.

HCPD officials indicated the suspect may be accompanied by her boyfriend, Jason, and they could be driving an older green or blue four-door car.

Anyone with information is asked to call (843) 915-8477 or (843) 916-5686.

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