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Greenwood police investigating rise in thefts targeting elderly people

Posted at 12:36 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 12:36:49-05

GREENWOOD — Greenwood police are investigating a rise in thefts targeting elderly customers in the area.

They are looking for a suspect caught on camera stealing from an elderly customer Saturday at Meijer.

The detective investigating the case said while the customer was ringing up groceries, one of the suspects distracted them while the other suspect stole credit cards.

Within an hour, they spent more than $7,000, the detective said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or the detective directly at 317-887-5619 ext. 4.