SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSFW.COM) – Southlake Police are looking for a pair of suspected wallet thieves they say used a false story about a missing child to get away.
Security video from the Gap store in Southlake Town Square shows a woman lurking in the employee break room and reaching into someone’s bag.READ MORE: Texas Secretary Of State Says Some Counties Still Had Old Application For Mail-In Ballots On Their Websites
Police said she took a couple of wallets.
When confronted by store employees, she said she was looking for her niece who was missing.READ MORE: Texas Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne Introduces Resolution Recognizing Heroes Of Synagogue Hostage Situation
Employees locked down the store while everyone search, including the woman and the man she was with.
They then told the employees, “Never mind. She’s outside.” Then they made their escape.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Has Taken Toll On Mental Health, Experts Say
Police said they went to Irving and bought nearly $700 worth of gift cards.