On the night of January 1, several women in The Black Sheep and Smarties Restaurant in Niantic reported their purses were stolen. East Lyme Police are are attempting to identify the subject in the photo, whom they suspect may have been involved. He is described as a middle-aged man, unshaven, with dirty blond/light brown hair, wearing baggy jeans.
Waterford Police are helping to spread the word. Anyone with information is asked to please contact East Lyme Police directly at 860-739-5900.