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Video: Woman Sought In Wallet Theft At Hackettstown Dairy Queen

Hackettstown (Warren County) – Hackettstown Police are looking for the public’s assistance in finding a woman who allegedly stole a wallet that was left behind at the Dairy Queen on Wednesday.

The woman went into the restaurant between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. at 22 Route 57 and took the wallet, according to police.

The female is described as white, in her 20s or early 30s with long dark blonde or light brown hair, wearing sunglasses on her head, a gray jacket, blue shirt with white lettering, black yoga pants and multi-color UGG boots, police said.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the police Detective Bureau at 908-852-3302 or 908-852-3300. (Photos/Video Courtesy: Hackettstown Police)

‪UPDATE: Social Media Tips Help Catch Suspect In Wallet Theft

Hackettstown (Warren County) — Social media tips helped police arrest a 29-year-old woman who is accused of stealing a wallet from the Dairy Queen Fast Food Restaurant, according to police.

Monica Leitner of Mansfield Twp, NJ ,was arrested just hours after the police posted the incident on their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. An investigation conducted by the Hackettstown Detective Bureau along with social media tips helped identify Leitner as a suspect.

Leitner was charged with theft of property mislaid and was released pending a court appearance. All the contents inside the wallet were recovered, according to police.

The Hackettstown Police Department would like to thank everyone who came forward with information regarding this incident.

By: Jay Edwards

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