Distraction Theft at ACME

On December 8, 2018, at about 1401 hours, a female subject approached a shopper at the ACME located at 100 Suburban Plaza, Newark.  The female engaged the victim in conversation, while a male subject stood behind them.  A short time later, the male suspect removed the victim’s purse and wallet from the victim’s  shopping cart and exited the store.  The female suspect exited the store a short time later.  They entered a silver sedan and fled the area.

The suspects are a white female in a Dallas Cowboys sweatshirt and a white male with a white beard.

The suspects have committed similar crimes in New Castle County.

Anyone with information as to the identity of these suspects is asked to contact Officer Roberts at jroberts@newark.de.us or (302) 366-7100 ext. 3493.

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