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Man faces felony charge after getting caught on security footage stealing purse in Seneca Falls

Around 6:52 p.m. on Friday the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a 36-year-old Texas man following a larceny investigation.

Police say that Bernest Wooldridge, 36, was at a local restaurant when he stole a woman’s purse.

The purse contained cash, credit cards, debit cards, as well as other personal identification.



Police say that after investigation and review of security footage – Wooldridge was identified as the suspect.

He was charged with grand larceny, a felony, and petit larceny.

The charges will be answered at a later date.