FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Sheriff's Office has taken two reports in recent weeks that a "well-dressed" man has approached elderly women at a Frederick grocery store and allegedly stolen items from their purses, police said in a written release.
Police said that the reported thefts are occurring at Giant Food on New Design Road in Frederick. The man is described as about 6 feet 2 inches tall, well-dressed and having a tall, muscular build, police said.
The man allegedly has distracted the women as a second person steals items, including credit cards, from their purses, police said. The credit cards then are immediately used at area businesses, according to the release.
No charges have been filed in connection with the reported thefts, police said. The investigation is continuing, according to the release.