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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Ocala police asking for help identifying women who allegedly distracted shoppers, stole over $2,500

The Ocala Police Department is turning to the public to help identify three women who are suspected of stealing over $2,500 from customers at two local department stores.

On August 9, the female suspects (pictured below) entered the Ross department store located at 2701 SW College Road, according to a social media post from OPD. While inside the store, the women allegedly worked together to distract a victim, stealing their wallet which contained approximately $2,500 in cash.

OPD theft suspects August 9 2022 stole over 2500 from department stores
Ocala police are looking for these women in connection with the theft incidents that occurred at two local department stores on August 9

Later that same day, the female suspects entered the Marshalls department store located at 4414 SW College Road and allegedly distracted two additional victims, stealing approximately $90 in cash.

If you have any information on the identity of these women, please call Detective Blanton at 352-369-7000 and reference case number: 202210000808.