Thursday, October 3, 2013

Mobile police think unidentified pair of wallet thieves could be linked to 10 other cases (photos)

MOBILE, Alabama -- Authorities continue to search for a two-person team of thieves thought to have stolen credit cards and racked up thousands of dollars in fraudulent purchases.
According to an updated news release by the Mobile Police Department, a man and woman -- who are thought to have stolen a woman's wallet from her purse at a Hobby Lobby store in Mobile and spent more than $14,000 at area stores -- could be the perpetrators in as many as 10 other 5s iphone cases wallet since August.
"In August, we had only one victim," said Ashley Rains, spokeswoman for the Mobile Police Department. "But they continue to pick victims and commit these crimes and make large purchases."
Among the items obtained by using the card stolen from Hobby Lobby are electronics and gift cards, she said.
Anyone who recognizes the pair, or has any additional information regarding this crime, is asked to call the Mobile Police Department at 251-208-7211.

Source: Al

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