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Pickpockets Targeting Elderly Victims In Supermarkets
For two and a half years Tamara Claiborne and John Washington preyed on countless seniors, always over 70, throughout the D.C. area while they shopped at grocery stores, using the same scheme that nabbed Tish O’Brien’s wallet.
“She put it close to my chin and asked me if it had any peanut products in it because she was allergic to peanuts and I started to try and read it… went to reach for my glasses in my purse and she pulled it back, ‘That’s alright, it’s the wrong product anyway, thanks,’ and she walked away,” says O’Brien.
Washington walked away with O’Brien’s wallet. Security cameras caught Claiborne in disguise charging thousands of dollars of gift cards.
Read more at Baltimore Channel 7 News