As we get closer and closer to the holiday season, it feels like we start seeing more and more posts like the latest from the Evansville Police Department. They are asking for the help of the public to identify a man and woman believed to have been involved in pickpocketing a woman and using her credit cards.
It takes a really rotten kind of person to prey on the elderly and we hope that the Evansville Police Department, with the help of the public, are able to identify and arrest the people responsible.
According to the Evansville Police Department, on September 28, 2021, a woman pickpocketed an elderly lady inside the Meijer store located on North Green River Road. The victim was allegedly distracted by the woman who was wearing both a face mask and a headscarf.
Authorities say that the credit cards that belonged to that elderly victim were then "immediately used" across town at Sam's Club on Burkhardt Road. Police say the man and woman pictured above spend more than $8,000 in Sam's Club using the victim's credit cards.
On 9/28/21, a female wearing a head scarf and face mask distracted and pickpocketed an elderly lady who was shopping at Meijer. The Victim's stolen credit cards were immediately used by the male and female pictured below at Sam's Club. They purchased over $8,000 worth of items on the stolen credit cards.
Evansville Police ask that anyone with any information regarding the identities of the man or the woman in the photograph please contact the Evansville Police Department's Financial Crimes Unit by calling (812)-436-7994.
[Source: Evansville Police Department via Facebook]
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