May 6, 2019
FREEPORT, Fla— It took less than a second for a thief to grab the wallet of an unsuspecting shopper at a Walton County grocery store.
On March 22, 2019, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to Publix in Freeport, Florida regarding a theft. The victim told investigators her wallet was stolen out of her purse while she was shopping.
Video footage from inside the store showed a black female stepping behind the victim, taking the wallet out of her purse and walking off. The suspect was wearing a black long sleeve shirt, dark gray sweat pants, sandals, and a baseball cap.\
WATCH: THIEF STEALS WALLET FROM SHOPPER AT GROCERY STORE
We know. What is the coming to when you can't even shop for groceries without being a victim of a crime? You're busy enough trying to find gluten-free options then WHAM. Where's your wallet?
— Walton Co. Sheriff (@WCSOFL) May 6, 2019
On April 23, 2019, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a woman with the same description who used the stolen credit card at the Walmart in DeFuniak Springs. The suspect was wearing a long-sleeved pink sweatshirt with the words “Panama City Beach Florida,” gray pants, ball cap, and what appeared to be a wig.
Anyone with information regarding the identity of this person is asked to call the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 892-8111 or you can remain anonymous by calling Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-TIPS. Submit a web tip at http://www.emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com/ or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.