Detectives Investigating Purse Burglary Pattern

03/18/15
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WHEN:
July 4th, 1410 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa (Circle K)
July 14th, 902 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, (Marathon)
July 14th, 1312 East Busch Boulevard, Tampa, (BP)
July 17th, 2145 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa (BP)
July 18th, 1312 East Busch Boulevard, Tampa, (BP)

DETAIL: In each of these cases, the suspects remove the victims' purses from their cars while they are pumping gas or enter the gas station to pay for. Detectives believe they are the same suspects.

Gas station safety tips:
Never leave your keys in your car while you are pumping gas
Lock your car doors while you are pumping gas or enter the gas station

The suspects appear to be driving a late model red or orange Dodge Challenger.