MADEIRA BEACH – Pinellas County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Burglary and Pawn Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two grand theft suspects, who reportedly stole clothing and other items from a retail store in Madeira Beach on Feb. 28.
The theft occurred at about 4:50 p.m. at the Palm Palms store, 12913 Village Blvd. in Madeira Beach.
According to the sheriff’s report, one suspect was observed distracting the cashier while a second suspect stuffed clothing into a shopping bag she brought into the store. The two were then observed leaving the store. The females returned to the store later that day and took more clothing items before leaving again.
The first suspect is described as a black female, approximately 5 foot six inches tall, 300 pounds, dark complexion, wearing a black wig that was curly and below the shoulders. She was last seen wearing a long white floral print dress.
The second suspect is described as a black female, approximately 5 foot 9 inches tall, 200 pounds, dark complexion with short straight hair to the top of the ear. She was last seen wearing a dark blue or black and white jacket and dark pants.
The two female suspects were last seen leaving in a tan or gold colored vehicle with a temporary tag that read 646645.
Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective Crystal McGill of the Burglary and Pawn Unit at 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or visit www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.