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UPDATE: Police Release Surveillance Images in Alleged Wailea Purse Theft

May 18, 2015, 3:44 PM HST
* Updated May 22, 4:16 PM
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Surveillance images, April 28, 2015. Photos courtesy Maui Police Department.

Surveillance images, April 28, 2015. Photos courtesy Maui Police Department.

By Maui Now Staff

***Update: As of 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Maui police say both females have since been identified.  The Maui Police Department thanked the public for their assistance in this case.

The Maui Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying two females wanted for questioning in a theft case reported on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at a retail store within a resort in Wailea.

Police released surveillance photos of the individuals today alleging that one of the females distracted a store clerk while another allegedly removed a purse worth $1,590 from a back shelf of the store, while out of the sight of store clerks.

Police say both females allegedly fled the store.  The incident reportedly occurred at 12:07 p.m.

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The Maui Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect depicted surveillance images included.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 242-6966, the Maui Police Department non-emergency phone number at (808) 244-6400, or Detective Myrna L. Sabas-Ryder at (808) 875-5412.

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