Police search for suspected thieves targeting downtown shops

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — Charleston Police are searching for two people suspected of stealing multiple wallets from people’s purses on King Street.

According to Charleston Police, it happened at Charleston Bikini Market, located at 441 King Street, Harleston shoe store located at 225 King Street, and a business located at 377 King Street.

Police describe the female suspect as a heavy set, light complexion black, appearing in her 50’s with gray hair pulled into a tight bun on top of her head. She was wearing a long orange shirt over black leggings and black shoes.

Police describe the male suspect as a thin built, medium complexion black man, appearing in his late 20’s with dreads pulled into a loose bun with a cream in color Ralph Lauren Polo baseball hat. He was wearing a black or navy half zip sweater over a white collared shirt, khaki pants and light brown leather shoes.

Anyone with information about the suspects please contact Investigator E. Wolfsen at (843)720-3913 or wolfsene@charleston-sc.gov.


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