2 accused of stealing purses at department store

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A man and a woman are accused of stealing customers' purses inside a Burlington Coat Factory in the Bronx, police say.

The incidents happened on July 3, and July 15, inside of the Burlington Coat Factory on Webster Avenue.

Police say the couple targeted two women who were shopping alone and removed their purses from their shopping cart while they were not looking.

A surveillance image of the two suspects has been released by police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.  

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