Beaufort News

Purse containing $35,000 reported missing in Beaufort

A woman passing through Beaufort reported she left her purse containing $35,000 at a restaurant, according to police.

The woman and her family were moving from New Jersey to Florida and stopped for dinner at Wren Bistro on Monday. She left her purse behind after finishing dinner, according to the Beaufort Police Department.

Later the woman went back to the restaurant to search for the purse, but didn't find it. The investigation of the loss is continuing.