Police say they are trying to identify women who took wallet, added money to gift cards

Charleston police say they are trying to identify these two women who they believe stole a wallet and then went to Kroger, pulled gift cards out of a purse and loaded $500 onto each of the cards. (Charleston Police Department)

Charleston police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two women they said were involved in a theft.

Police said in a post on the Criminal Investigation Division’s Facebook page that the two women went into the Regis Salon Friday in Kanawha City and stole an employee’s wallet.

The two then went to the Kroger in Kanawha City and can be seen pulling gift cards from a purse and adding $500 to each card.

Police said anyone who has information about the identity of the two women are asked to contact police at 304-348-6480.

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