Natick police searching for wallet thief

NATICK, MASS. (WHDH) - Natick Police are investigatin gafter a man was caught on surveillance camera stealing a wallet out of a woman’s purse.

The suspect, who was wearing hospital scrubs, opened the woman’s purse and took her wallet while she was sitting right next to him.

The man has stolen several wallets from unsuspecting victims in Natick before, according to police.

Investigators are also looking for a woman who was with the suspect at the time of the crime.

“The young lady with the suspect is a necessary partner because if you steal credit cards with what is a perceived female name, fewer questions are asked by salespeople during transactions,” Natick police wrote in a post on their Facebook page.

Police have not yet located the suspects or the victim’s wallet.

“If we can identify this guy we would like to charge him for the purloined parfait he scoffed down too,” police wrote.

Anyone with information or who may recognize the suspect is asked to contact Natick police immediately.

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