Magazine becomes cover for stealing
A MAGAZINE was the perfect cover to steal a mobile phone in Joondalup last month.
About 4pm on July 26, a woman bought some items at a pharmacy then walked away, accidentally leaving her phone on the counter.
She returned moments later but the phone was gone.
Staff checked the store’s CCTV that showed a woman pay for a magazine with cash, then use the magazine to cover the phone and walk out of the store.
Police have released a CCTV image of a woman who they believe may be able to help them with their investigation.
She is describes as being about 18 years old with a thin/medium build and dark hair tied up at the back.
She was wearing a green hooded top and dark long pants.
Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.
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