CLEARWATER – Pinellas County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Burglary and Pawn Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who recently stole a wallet from a victim’s purse while she was shopping at a Clearwater grocery story.
The suspect then used the victim’s credit cards at a Clearwater Target and Walmart store.
According to detectives, the suspect entered the Aldi grocery store, 24756 U.S. 19 N. in Clearwater Saturday, Aug. 9, at approximately 12:50 p.m.
The suspect was observed in surveillance video walking near the victim, reaching in the victim’s purse and taking her wallet when she was not looking.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned black female with long dark hair. She was last seen wearing solid color scrub pants and a printed scrub top.
Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective Adam Sarlo of the Burglary and Pawn Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.