A small purse with $200 in cash in it was stolen from a bedroom closet in a home on Harriet Lane on Friday, Sept. 13 while movers were in the house, Darien police were told the next day. Although movers were in the house from about 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., no one from the moving company had any reason to open the closet or touch the purse, the complainant told police. The purse was known to be missing by 5 p.m.
Also in the purse were personal identification papers, Social Security cards and passports. Some foreign currency that was in the purse was found on the closet floor.