Watch: Couple distracts Zupan’s shopper to steal wallet

Crime

Pickpockets caught on camera

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 78-year-old woman had her wallet pickpocketed by a couple at a grocery store in Northwest Portland last week and police are releasing video in hopes of identifying the suspects.

These people are suspected of pickpocketing a 78-year-old woman at Zupan’s in Portland, May 19, 2020 (PPB)

Portland Police say the woman was shopping Zupan’s in the 2300 block of West Burnside Street when she realized her wallet was missing when she got to the checkout stand. Surveillance footage showed a man distracting her while a woman with him stole her wallet.

The couple then got into a car driven by another woman and were seen using credit cards from the victim’s wallet at a store on SE Powell Blvd.

These woman is suspected of being the getaway driver for a couple who pickpocketed a 78-year-old woman at Zupan’s in Portland, May 19, 2020 (PPB)

Contact Sergeant Pete McConnell at (503) 793-4468 if you have any information about the suspects’ identities.

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