Police: Theft of wallet caught on surveillance video

2013-10-02T18:58:00Z 2013-10-02T19:57:19Z Police: Theft of wallet caught on surveillance videoTimes Staff nwitimes.com
October 02, 2013 6:58 pm  • 

SOUTH HAVEN | A man's wallet was stolen when he accidentally left it on the counter as he purchased groceries.

The man was shopping Tuesday afternoon at Al's Supermarket, 392 W. U.S. 6, and realized as he got to his car he had left his wallet at the counter.

He immediately went back in and asked the cashier if she had seen it.

The cashier told police she assumed the wallet left on the counter belonged to the woman who checked out after the man.

She asked the woman if the wallet was hers, she said it was, took the wallet and left the store.

According to the police report, the incident was recorded on surveillance video. Police said the woman appears to be in her 20s, was wearing a dark tank top and bluejeans.

Police said the woman purchased guacomole mix with food stamps. Police said they have the last four digits of the account used by the woman.

The wallet contained the man's drivers license, Social Security card, a debit card and cash.


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