Police in North Fulton search for Kroger pickpocket duo

11:54 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 Neighborhoods
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Police in Johns Creek are looking for two suspects who have pickpocketed multiple victims in several Kroger's in metro Atlanta.

Police in Johns Creek are searching for two suspects wanted for pickpocketing, or, in technical terms, larceny.

The crime happened at the Kroger on 8465 Holcomb Bridge Rd., police said, but the two are accused of doing this at multiple grocery stores in metro Atlanta.

In this recent case in Johns Creek, the female suspect distracted the victim by asking her questions. While the two were talking, the male suspect grabbed the victim’s wallet from her purse, police said.

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Surveillance footage shows the female suspect drop her basket and then both suspects exit the store.

The male suspect is shown on surveillance footage wearing a beanie cap, glasses, a scarf, dark pants and a gray sweater. The female suspect has dark hair and is wearing a dark long sleeve shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident or these two suspects is asked to contact Detective Diondre Russell with Johns Creek police at diondre.russell@johnscreekga.gov, or call 678-474-1600.

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