Food thief evades capture

GRAHAM COUNTY — Graham County Sheriff’s deputies are on the lookout for a woman accused of stealing food from a man’s refrigerator.

The victim said he returned to his home on Cottonwood Wash Road at about 9 p.m. July 27, to find the woman taking food from his refrigerator.

After being spotted, the woman ran off and the victim was able to follow her until she eventually ran off into Cottonwood Wash.

Deputies followed footprints as far as possible but were unable to find the woman.

After being told the suspect was not located, the victim said he didn’t want to press charges, but he did not want the woman to return to his home.