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Caught on camera: Woman steals purse from elderly victim’s purse in a California supermarket, police say

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The police said the video shows a woman taking a purse from an elderly victim’s purse in a Walnut Creek Safeway in Walnut Creek, California.

A woman was caught on camera stealing a purse from an elderly victim’s purse in a Southern California supermarket, police said on Wednesday.

A woman was caught on camera stealing a purse from an elderly victim’s purse in a Southern California supermarket, police said on Wednesday.
(Walnut Creek Police Department)

In a Facebook post, the Walnut Creek Police Department said a woman and her accomplice, “working in tandem” on Monday for theft of a wallet at a local Safeway grocery store. Detectives asked the public for help with the identification of the two women, and a recorded video of the suspects during the robbery, as well as when it left the shop.

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The video was taken prior to the theft, turned out to be the victim, wearing a pink sweater, is in an aisle, the selection of what looked like deli meat. One of the suspects, wearing a baseball cap approached the victim in her back.

The suspect was seen in the video, have a look around, then walk away. The defendant returned several times, each time looking at the target, and then have a look around. If a client is started with the select the items, right next to the old woman, the suspect ran away. She came back a short time later they were joined by the older woman’s as she is to the left of the aisle.

The whole of the period of time, a second female was seen trailing the suspect in the baseball cap.

In a Facebook post, the Walnut Creek Police Department said a woman and her accomplice, “working in tandem” on Monday the theft of a purse from an elderly woman’s purse at a Safeway grocery store in the city. Detectives asked the public for help with the identification of the two women, and a recorded video of the suspects during the robbery, as well as when it left the shop.
(Walnut Creek Police Department)

The video of the robbery appeared to be the woman in the baseball cap and snuck her hand into the older woman’s purse while she had her back, and grabs what appears to be a purse as well as her alleged accomplice looked on. As the two walked off.

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The video of the robbery shows the thief slowly snuck her hand into her bag, as she had been of her back, and grabs what appears to be a purse as well as her alleged accomplice looked on. As the two walked off.
(Walnut Creek Police Department)

The post the Walnut Creek Police department Facebook page has dozens of comments, with a number of people, called the alleged theft “disgusting” and “tasteless.”

Facebook user Laura Miyasaki said, “well, Let’s keep on sharing the video of them stealing it from the poor innocent lady is not totally aware of what is happening to her. So SAD to say goodbye. I hope you get to catch them soon.”

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The video, which was posted on a Wednesday morning, it was shared 115 times in the evening.

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