Suspects Targeted Elderly Women Shoppers in Bethlehem

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BETHLEHEM, PA – Police in Bethlehem are seeking to identify a group of female suspects wanted for targeting elderly women a the Giant supermarket on Nazareth Pike.

The incident happened back on April 13 and the woman were observed on surveillance footage to be targeting elderly females with their purses located in the top basket of the shopping cart.

“While the suspects pretended to shop, they followed one female for several aisles prior to stealing the wallet of a different female whose purse was more easily accessible. The wallet was concealed in a purple plastic file folder by one of the suspects,” police said.

They fled in a dark colored sedan.

If you have any information that could help, please contact Inv. Kraemer at 610.814.6473 or email