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Nail Polish Thieves Struck Before, Stole Almost $900 Worth

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OCALA – Two suspects wanted for the theft of 112 nail polish bottles at a Silver Springs Shores Wal-Mart were at it before.

The female suspect was caught on camera filling her purse with the bottles of nail polish on December 7 while the male suspect acted as a lookout.

During that incident, the suspects managed to escape in a dark-colored sedan with $976.64 worth of stolen nail polish according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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However, a Facebook post published on December 14 shows that it was not the first time this couple had stolen before.

According to a post on the Ocala Police Department’s fan page, the same suspects were caught on camera at the Wal-Mart located on SW 19th Avenue Road in Ocala on December 2.

During that theft, the suspects made off with an estimated $898.16.

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The suspects were caught on camera leaving the same vehicle in both incidents.

You can read more about the other theft HERE.

A source that works at a Wal-Mart told us that the chain has seen an increase in returns on cosmetics without purchase receipts, nail polish being one of the main items returned without receipts.

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The store return policy allows customers to receive store credit on a gift card for returns of unopened items without a receipt.

The bottles of nail polish stolen in the first theft averaged to a little over $8 per bottle.

Ocala Police and Marion County Deputies are asking anyone who has information on the identity or whereabouts of the above-pictured subjects to contact Detective Sirolli with the Ocala Police Department at (352)368-5405, Detective Stephen Juliano with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at (352)402-6000, or you can report it anonymously by calling Ocala Crime Stoppers at (352)368-STOP.

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Luis Izquierdo
Luis Izquierdo is the Founder & Publisher of Central Florida Wire, LLC. "My goal is to provide a 100% unbiased source for REAL news in your town and to be your number one source for accurate and honest information."

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