UPDATED at 5:21 

The Woman of interest has been located, identified and arrested. More information will be sent out later. The Hays Police Department would like to thank the community for their assistance in this matter.

The Hays Police Department is looking for a white female that was reported as stealing billfolds out of purses on the North end of Hays within the last three hours. If you have any knowledge of the whereabouts or identification of this woman, please contact the Hays Police Department.

The Hays Police Department would also like to remind citizens to secure their billfolds, purses, gifts, vehicles, and homes. Thefts increase this time of year.

 All suspects are innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.