Woman’s engagement ring stolen from Ballantyne bar

Woman’s engagement ring stolen from Ballantyne bar

Credit: Associated Press

Note: This is a generic photo of an engagement ring and is not the same ring that was stolen.

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on December 9, 2011 at 2:19 PM

Updated Friday, Dec 9 at 4:34 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A 26-year-old woman is without her engagement ring after someone took off with her purse Tuesday night.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department report,  a thief stole the woman’s purse at Cosmo’s Café on Rea Road sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 2 a.m. early Wednesday morning.

The woman told police she left her purse sitting on a chair while at the business, and the thief took the engagement ring valued at $13,000 as well as $40 cash from an inside zipper pouch on the purse.

Police have no suspects at this time.

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