Police: Two steal purse from behind counter at Walgreen's

SARASOTA, Fla. - Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are trying to identify two men seen on camera stealing a purse from behind a counter at Walgreens at 3901 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.

Police say the two entered the store around 5:30 p.m. on August 10.  

One of the men walked around the counter, looked at the cash register and walked away.  He returned a short time later and took the purse from behind the counter and left the store.

The men are described as follows:

  • Subject 1:  Black male, approximately 40 years old, heavyset, goatee and last seen wearing a tan and grey shirt
  • Subject 2:  Black male, 20's, last seen wearing a black t-shirt and a white, red and black hat
The two men were seen arriving and leaving the store in a gold four-door vehicle.
Watch surveillance video:
The video of the subjects and vehicle can be viewed at http://youtu.be/LW9vWNicEgk
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Kim Laster at 941-364-7327 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477) or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com .
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