Women Sought In Daring TV Theft From Mo. Wal-Mart
Daring TV Heist: Woman Poses As Wal-Mart Worker While Another Plays Role Of Customer In Theft
(AP) Police are looking for two women who pulled off the daring theft of a high-end television set from a Wal-Mart store. Police on Monday said one of the women posed as a Wal-Mart employee and the second played the role of customer Sunday night. The duo made off with a 52-inch, flat-screen Samsung TV worth $1,300.
Police Cpl. Chuck Niess said that by the time any real Wal-Mart employees became suspicious, both women were gone. He said the phony employee was dressed as a Wal-Mart worker in tan slacks and a blue shirt and wore a communication device on her belt.
She recruited some true employees to help her load the TV on a cart.
Niess said Pittsburg, Kan., police reported suspects matching the same descriptions staged a similar theft at a Wal-Mart in that city.
Information from: The Joplin Globe, http://www.joplinglobe.com
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