Couple distracts Kroger customer, steals wallet from purse

Couple wanted for theft and fraud at Kroger. IMPD seeking more information. (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is asking the public to help them identify a couple wanted for theft and fraud.

Police said a male and female entered the Kroger store located at 5350 East Thompson Road on April 9.

They said the two grabbed a shopping cart and hand basket, then walked around the store for approximately 20 minutes. Police said that’s when the female distracted a customer while the male took the wallet out of the suspect’s purse and placed it in his hand basket.

The couple then left the store and got into a small white car. The victim’s bank card was used at several locations right after the incident.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

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