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Thieves target women's purses at local grocery stores

Investigators say two thieves stole wallets from purses at local grocery stores. (St. Johns County Sheriff's Office)
Investigators say two thieves stole wallets from purses at local grocery stores. (St. Johns County Sheriff's Office)
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Updated: 9/12/2013 5:18 pm
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Deputies are looking for a pair of wallet thieves targeting shoppers at local grocery stores.

Investigators in St. Johns County say one incident happened Friday at a Winn-Dixie on A1A in St. Augustine Beach. A woman reported her wallet missing as she was at the checkout counter. Security cameras picked up the crooks reaching into the woman's purse as it sat in her shopping cart.

Deputies believe the same two people made a similar move at a nearby Publix. Surveillance also caught the crime happening to an 81-year-old woman.

The couple's getaway car is described as a silver 4-door passenger car. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-277-TIPS.
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wishmistress - 9/13/2013 1:31 PM
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Btw, isn't interesting that we are one of the few sites around here that allows self-monitoring? I think it's important to hear ALL sides of each other, whether we play well together or not.

wishmistress - 9/13/2013 1:29 PM
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kaos, since it's a known fact that you can't communicate with an idiot except on his own terms, I'll just tell you to have a nice day. I pray for people like you. :)

FlSunRise87 - 9/13/2013 10:03 AM
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if ignorance is bliss wouldnt racist comments like these fall into that exact category? (and dont come at me with your monkey jokes for self entertainment, I'm pretty freakin pale just FYI)

king kaos - 9/13/2013 9:36 AM
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YEah whatevermistress, its THE peoples whose wallets got stolen faults... also THERES 5 PICTURES of the monkeys in question, DUH! I mean really, you are going to make statements like that and then say "duh?" YOU??? You are going to call someone else stupid after that comment??? I would say go and kill yourself but Im sure youd miss if you tried to shoot yourself in the head OR YOu couldnt figure out what to do once you had the rope tied to a chair and were sitting on it while trying to hang yourself(it needs to be tied to the CEILING somehow and then you kick the chair OUT!). Anyway, I guess Im a bit jealous, idiots dont have to worry about anything(ignorance is bliss and all!).

wishmistress - 9/13/2013 3:05 AM
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Billy Bob...The story does not state any description, and I don't believe animals are allowed in the grocery stores, so you'd best stay out of there. As for the folks who were robbed....If you leave your valuables in plain sight in your unattended cart...WELL? Duh.

Billy Bob Hill - 9/12/2013 5:43 PM
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Chimp should stay in Jax beach chucking turds at each other !
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