Police: $8K stolen from woman's purse in Old City

Philadelphia police are trying to track down two thieves who stole more than $8,000 dollars out of a woman's purse in Old City.

Philadelphia police are trying to track down two thieves who stole more than $8,000 dollars out of a woman's purse in Old City.

According to police, the female suspects approached a 56-year-old woman near Reading Terminal Market back on September 28 after she'd made a withdrawal from an ATM at the Asian Bank at 9th and Arch Streets.

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The suspects started talking to the woman and one asked to see her handbag.

Later, the victim checked her purse and realized $8,200 dollars in cash was gone.

The first suspect is described as an Asian female wearing a flowered scarf on her shoulders.

The second suspect is described as an Asian female wearing a jean jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

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