A lady was caught on digicam stealing a pockets from an aged sufferer’s purse in a Southern California grocery store, police stated Wednesday.
In a Fb publish, the Walnut Creek Police Division stated a girl and her confederate “worked in tandem” on Monday to steal the pockets in an area Safeway grocery retailer. Detectives requested the general public for assist figuring out the 2 girls and included movies of the suspects earlier than and through the theft in addition to after they left the shop.
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The video taken earlier than the theft confirmed the sufferer, carrying a pink sweater, in an aisle, selecting what gave the impression to be deli meat. One of many suspects, carrying a baseball cap, approached the sufferer whereas she has her again turned.
The suspect was seen within the video wanting round, then strolling away. The suspect returned a number of instances, every time wanting on the sufferer, after which wanting round. When a consumer started selecting objects proper subsequent to the aged lady, the suspect instantly walked away. She got here again a short while later and adopted the aged lady as she left the aisle.
All the time, a second lady was seen trailing the suspect within the baseball cap.
The video of the theft confirmed the girl within the baseball cap sneaking her hand into the aged lady’s purse whereas she had her again turned and grabbing what seems to be a pockets as her alleged confederate regarded on. The 2 then walked off.
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The publish on the Walnut Creek Police Division’s Fb web page has dozens of feedback, with a number of folks calling the alleged theft “disgusting” and “sad.”
Fb consumer Laura Miyasaki commented, “Let’s carry on sharing the video of them stealing from a poor harmless woman completely unaware of what’s occurring to her. So SAD. I hope you catch them quickly.”
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The video, which was posted Wednesday morning, was shared 115 instances by the night.