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Retail theft at CVS on north Lakeland

Jun 26, 2023
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

CRIME: RETAIL THEFT 
CRIME SCENE: CVS AT 6105 US 98NORTH, LAKELAND
POLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CASE #23-25925

The photos aren't very good on this one, but perhaps someone may still be able to recognize one or both of the women involved, or even the suspect's vehicle.

The two women pictured came into the CVS store. One of the women took a box of Gas-X (valued at $20), opened it, then placed the contents of the box down the front of her pants. They then left the store in a silver Lincoln Town Car (pictured).

The PCSO would like to identify the women and let them know this isn't the proper way to administer Gas-X, so if anyone out there can let us know who they are, we will be sure to help them out with this. 

If you recognize these women or their car, or you have any information that could be helpful to this investigation, please contact Detective Bates at 863-577-1600  or at BBates2@polksheriff.org.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways:
• CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
• DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone
• VISIT www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com
and click on "Submit A Tip,"
• DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.

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