The Valparaiso Police are investigating the theft of wallets from local stores. The wallets were taken from purses while the victims were shopping.

The incidents took place on February 19th between 1:00-1:30 p.m. at Kohls and Walmart. Shortly after taking the wallets the two female subjects went to other local stores and used the victims credit cards to purchase numerous items.

This has occured in previous months and police are seeking the identification of the two female individuals in the photos, (One white female and the other African-American female). For more photos of the suspects, visit the Valparaiso Police Department Facebook page.

If you have information regarding these two individuals police are asking your contact Detectives Jason Hamilton or Meliane Sheets at (219) 462-2135. Tips can also be texted to TIP411 (847-411), enter “Valpo” as the first word in the message field prior to sending the information.