Written by AARON CASTREJON
LA VERNE – Detectives seek the public’s help in identifying two suspects after a 76-year-old woman’s wallet was taken from her in La Verne.
Detectives described the crime as a distraction burglary: the woman reportedly took the wallet while the man distracted her inside Vons, 1600 Foothill Blvd., October 1 around 10:36 a.m., according to the La Verne Police Department.
“The suspects entered and exited the store in under two minutes. The suspects used the victim’s stolen credit cards to make multiple purchases at Best Buy, Ulta, GameStop, and Kohls in the City of Glendora,” according to the La Verne Police Department in a written statement.
The first suspect is a Latino woman who stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 350 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes and is 30 to 40 years old.
The second suspect is a white man who stands 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair, brown eyes and is 20 to 25 years old.
Anyone who may also be a victim, or who may know the whereabouts of these suspects is urged to call La Verne Police Detective D. Weaver at 909-596-1913.