Police suspect two men of mail theft in a Brookhaven apartment complex that has been burglarized repeatedly.
Detective Dustin Matthews told Channel 2 Action News surveillance video caught the pair dressed as women.
“These two suspects we feel just based on our observations are actually gonna be men dressed in women's clothing,” Matthews told Channel 2.
In the metro Atlanta area, several thefts of mail have been reported and police suspect the thefts are connected to an identity theft ring.
Investigators recently arrested the driver of a stolen car filled with stolen mail and credit cards. The car belonged to John Speir, who was happy to have helped find theft suspects.
“I’m really glad that my stolen car, you know, has at least been the catalyst for at least gaining access into this mail fraud ring that tends to be working the north side and even the Midtown area,” Speir told Channel 2.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, text information to 274637 or visit crimestoppersatlanta.org. Tipsters can also remain anonymous and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000.
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