CrimeStoppers 12/11/12: Two suspects caught stealing on camera on the run
By Jessica De Nova/KTVL.com
MEDFORD, Ore.-A man and woman in their twenties are suspected of stealing from two other women at two grocery stores on Nov. 25, based off surveillance video.
On the afternoon of Nov. 25, a woman was shopping at the South Fred Meyer on Center Drive.
She withdrew money from an ATM, put her money in her wallet, placed her wallet in her purse and all of it in her shopping cart.
When she ordered a coffee and went back to get a straw for just a few seconds, the female suspect stole her wallet from her purse.
It was so quick, the victim did not see it happen.
The wallet was recovered two days later in Hawthorne Park--missing $200.
Just about 30 minutes later that same afternoon--another woman shopping at Winco--left her purse in her cart as she picked apples.
In just seconds, her purse was taken.
The second victim lost over $800 and her purse was never recovered.
Lieutenant Mike Budreau with Medford Police Department warns all shoppers, especially during the holidays.
"We're going into the shopping season and I certainly think the couple doing this will continue with this type of activity until they're caught, so we're hoping that A, we catch them and B, that people become more aware while they shop and don't leave your purse or wallet even for a second," says Lt. Budreau.
A total of about $1,000 in cash and property was stolen by the two suspects.
Tonight's case number is today's date, 12-11-12.
If you have any information concerning a possible suspect in this crime, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-850-0580.
Mercedes Benz of Medford will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and the filing of charges.
You can remain anonymous.
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