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Purse Snatchers Target Cary Restaurants

Posted May 18, 2003 11:58 a.m. EDT

— Women heading out to eat in Cary need to keep a sharp eye on their purses.

Cary police are looking for three people they say are stealing wallets out of women's purses while they eat.

Four women had their wallets stolen while eating at Panera Bread or Carolina Ale House, both on Walnut Street. Police said the thieves have racked up more than $10,000 in charges on the women's stolen credit cards.