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VIDEO: Woman steals phone from shopper's purse

On May 23,2015 between 3 and 4 p.m. a lady was caught on surveillance video at the Hobby Lobby in the Pinnicale Parkway Shopping Center stealing an I-Phone 6 out of a purse in a shopping cart while the owner was looking the other way.The suspect is a black female. Please call Detective David Carrick at 985-276-1338 if you recognize the woman in the video.

Posted by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, June 2, 2015
A woman can be seen taking a phone out of a shoppers purse while her back is turned. (Source: STPSO) A woman can be seen taking a phone out of a shoppers purse while her back is turned. (Source: STPSO)
The alleged perpetrator is seen walking out of the store. (Source: STPSO) The alleged perpetrator is seen walking out of the store. (Source: STPSO)
COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) -

A surveillance camera at a North Shore store catches what appears to be a woman stealing a cellphone from a customer's basket.

The incident happened on May 23 at the Hobby Lobby in the Pinnacle Parkway Shopping Center in Covington, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.

The woman pretends to be looking at items on the same aisle near the alleged victim when she plucks an iPhone 6 out of a purse in a shopping cart.

Mobile user? Watch the video here.

The incident happened around 3 p.m.

If you recognize the woman in this video, call detective David Carrick at 985-276-1338.

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