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TPD looking for man who robbed elderly woman at thrift store

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

Tampa Police detectives need help identifying a man and his possible accomplice who they say stole a wallet from an 86-year-old thrift store customer.

According to a TPD report, the woman was robbed while she was shopping at the Hospice Thrift Store in Tampa. A man in a red cap came up to her and said she shouldn't leave her wallet hanging on a walker like that because someone might steal it.

And then he bent down and did just that, police said. He took her wallet, walked away and gave it to a woman wearing pink.

An hour later, the woman in pink used one of the victim's credit cards at the McDonald's on Dale Mabry Highway and El Prado Boulevard, police said.

If you recognize the man, please contact law enforcement.

 

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