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Caught on camera: Suspects snatch elderly woman's purse

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FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The sheriff's office in Florence County needs your help identifying suspects in a purse snatching.

Sheriff's office spokesman Capt. Mike Nunn says this crime was reported around 9:19 a.m. on Monday, August 5 from a store on the 3300 block of West Palmetto Street.

An older female shopper was distracted by a young woman while a man took a purse from her shopping cart. The two suspects then left the store before the older woman even noticed her bag was missing.

Investigators say stolen credit cards were used at a nearby filling station.

The sheriff's office has released a photo of the alleged suspects captured by the store's surveillance cameras. If you can identify them, please contact the Florence County Sheriff's Office at 843-665-2121, ext. 374 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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