Gwinnett County police are searching for a man and a woman who took a purse from a car in Harbins park and spent $2,000 on the victim's credit cards within minutes.
Photo: Gwinnett County Police Department
Photo: Gwinnett County Police Department

Cops: Pair takes purse from car in Gwinnett, spends $2K on victim’s cards

A man and a woman stole a purse from a car parked at Harbins Park and spent $2,000 on the victim’s purse within minutes, Gwinnett County police said.

A woman’s car was broken into at Harbins Park on Jan. 13, and her purse was stolen, a police report says. Credit card records showed the woman’s card being used to purchase  $2,000 of items and gift cards at a nearby Kroger “within minutes” of the purse being taken, police said.


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The suspects were captured in surveillance video at the Kroger on Dacula Road. The female suspect was described as being in her early 20s, standing between 5 foot 5 inches and 5 foot 7 inches tall with black hair and wearing a black jacket, black and white shirt, black leggings and black shoes. The male suspect was described as being in his late 20s or early 30s, standing about 6 feet tall and wearing a green jacket, white shirt, dark pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Gwinnett County detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Crime Stoppers tips may be rewarded with up to $2,000 if they lead to an arrest or indictment.


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