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Police: $5,000 bag stolen from store in Aspen

Aspen Times staff reportAspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN – Aspen police are investigating the shoplifting of a $5,000 purse from The Little Bird, a downtown boutique.The incident allegedly occurred at approximately 5:50 p.m. Thursday, police said.The suspects, a man and woman, were described as both being middle aged and having heavy Middle Eastern accents, police said. The woman had dark hair, pulled pack, and was wearing a dark navy coat; the man wore a black beanie with red and white trim, glasses and a dark coat.The man managed to distract a store employee each time she approached the woman, police said. The Dolce & Gabbana purse is described as large, tan and brown, made of either snake or eel skin.”These suspects are professional criminals,” said Sgt. Mike Tracey. “And it is possible that they are involved in other thefts in the Aspen area.”Officials are asking anyone with information about the suspects or the crime to call the police department at 925-5400.

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