Police identify woman seen stealing wallet

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police have identify a woman seen stealing a wallet from another customer at a Walmart store.

The victim reported to police that after making a purchase, she accidentally left her wallet on the counter by the register and when she went back to get it, the wallet was gone.

The theft occurred on Sunday, September 3rd at the Richmond Road Walmart.

Surveillance video shows the next customer in line immediately takes the wallet and puts it in her purse.

The suspect denied having the wallet when the victim returned.

Within hours of releasing surveillance video, the victim’s wallet was returned and the suspect was identified.

A name has not been released at this time.

Charges are pending at this time.

Surveillance video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi632xPQ83Q&feature=youtu.be

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