Scottsdale PD looking for two female pickpockets

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The Scottsdale police are looking for two women suspected of stealing wallets out of women’s purses.

On Sept. 3, two separate incidents happened where a wallet was stolen out of a purse, according to Scottsdale police.

The first occurred at Paradise Baker, 7001 N. Scottsdale Road, around 11:30 a.m., police say. The female victim had her purse hanging over the back of her chair, and did not notice her wallet was missing until she left the restaurant, stated police.

The second theft occurred at the Wildflower Bread Company, 14884 N. Pima Road, according to officials.

(submitted photo)

(submitted photo)

This female victim also had her purse hanging off of the back of the chair, and did not realize her wallet was missing until she left the restaurant, the police stated.

By the time either victim had realized their wallet was missing, their credit cards had been used at two different Scottsdale Target stores and a Scottsdale Nordstrom’s store. According to police, the estimated losses are in excess of $6,000.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic female in her early-to-mid 30s, 5-feet-4-inches tall, and weighs an estimated 150-160 pounds, with male styled-short brown hair. Police say she spoke English with thick Spanish accent.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic female in her late 20s to early 30s, 5-foot-7-inches tall, and weighs about 130 pounds with longer dark brown hair.  She spoke only Spanish, stated officials.

Anyone with information as to the identities or the whereabouts of the two suspects is asked to contact the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000.  Anonymous tips can be left at

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