State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating the theft of a purse from an Allentown woman.

The incident happened between 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and 7 a.m. Dec. 12 in the 900 block of Treeline Drive in Lower Macungie Township.

The victim is Barbara Egan Maake.

She told police the purse was stolen by unknown means. Among the valuables it contained were six credit cards and a cell phone.