St. Petersburg police search for 'barbecue thieves'

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The St. Petersburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a couple who "were planning a Memorial Day barbecue with stolen goods."

According to police, the man and woman were caught on camera stuffing packages of shrimp and steak into the woman's purse shortly before 4:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Aldi on 34th Street North.

After stuffing the woman's large brown purse, the couple walked out of the store without paying.

Anyone with information about the incident and/or the couple is asked to call 893-7780 or text SPPD + your tip to TIP411 (refer to report #2018-022943).

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