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Crew of Female Crooks Behind Wallet Thefts: Coral Springs Police

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    Crew of Female Crooks Behind Wallet Thefts: Coral Springs Police
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    Some of the suspects in the Coral Springs distraction thefts.

    Coral Springs Police are looking for a crew of women behind a series of distraction thefts that have netted them thousands of dollars in merchandise.

    The first incident happened back on August 15 when an 85-year-old woman had her wallet stolen at the WalMart at 3801 Turtle Creek Drive, police said. The suspect who took the wallet bought $133 in merchandise at the same store then tried to make a $400 purchase at a Target.


    In the second incident, a 78-year-old woman had her wallet stolen at a WalMart in Coconut Creek. Her cards were later used to make a $540 purchase at Target.

    On Oct. 2, another elderly woman had her wallet stolen at a Coconut Creek Walmart, and her card was used to make $665 in purchases, police said.


    And on Nov. 18, a woman had her wallet stolen while she was shopping at Toys 'R' Us. Her card was used to make a $1,435 purchase at Toys 'R' Us and a Target purchase of $2,227, police said. Her information was also used to open an eBay account and make a gift card purchase.

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    Police released photos of the suspects and are asking for the public's help in catching them. Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.