Alyson Huling tells ABC11 that the back window of her car was smashed while she was at the popular dog park at Dix.
In a report filed with the Raleigh Police Department, Huling says the crime happened on Dec. 10 between 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The thieves got away with her purse, four credit cards, a debit card and a small amount of cash.
Huling says the thieves charged $5,000 on her credit cards before she canceled them.
"Lesson learned. I should obviously keep my purse somewhere else, but we come out and see people all the time. I'm assuming it wasn't someone from the dog park because I feel very close to a bunch of these people," Huling told ABC11. "It felt like someone was in my personal space and then I had to get in my car and somebody had been there five minutes prior and it was a little freaky."
Huling says she will return to the dog park with her German Shepherd, Burton, but she will not leave behind her purse in the car.
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