Thieves steal credit card, spend $1,000 on gift cards - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Thieves steal credit card, spend $1,000 on gift cards

FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) -

Police are looking for two women who stole a credit card from a shopper's purse, went straight to the register and spent more than $1,100 on gift cards.

The theft occurred Saturday at 3 p.m. at a Wal-Mart on Mallory Lane in Franklin.

The person who was robbed was in the checkout line and discovered that her wallet had been stolen from her purse while it was in the shopping cart.

Surveillance cameras show two women, one wearing a blue/purple top and black pants, the other wearing an orange top, tan or silver pants and wearing glasses, using the card within minutes of stealing it from the victim.

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