(KRON) — The Redwood Metropolis Police Division is warning the general public to be vigilant within the wake of two incidents the place thieves stole jewellery from unsuspecting victims within the parking zone of a Costco at 2300 Middlefield Highway. The primary occasion occurred on Friday, Aug. 11.
In accordance with police, the sufferer was approached by an unidentified lady who gave her a faux gold necklace. When the sufferer arrived residence, she realized the suspect had stolen her gold necklace.
The second occasion passed off on Thursday, Aug. 17.
The unsuspecting sufferer was approached by an unidentified lady who gave him a kiss on the cheek. Just a few moments later, the sufferer realized the suspect had stolen his necklace.
Redwood Metropolis PD mentioned it’s actively investigating each circumstances and warned folks to be aware of their belongings when approached by folks they don’t know. There’s a widespread rip-off, in accordance with police, the place suspects strategy victims and supply them free jewellery whereas stealing their precise jewellery.
The suspects in these crimes typically goal aged victims, in accordance with police.
Redwood Metropolis PD additionally addressed latest social media posts addressing a collection of seven robberies alleged to have occurred on the Costco in latest weeks.
“There have been no reviews to the Redwood Metropolis Police Division of any robberies occurring at that location throughout that time-frame,” police mentioned.