Police Searching for Two Women Who Stole Gucci Bags Worth $10K in DC Chinatown

Police in Washington, D.C., are looking for two women who stole $10,000 worth of Gucci bags from a store in the district’s Chinatown last month.

Caught in the act: Security footage shows the women walking around the store on the 1000 block of I Street NW at about 2:30 p.m. on April 17, reported NBC Washington.

  • In the video, one of the women can be seen placing the stolen items into her own H&M paper bag. 
  • According to police, she used a “cutting instrument to remove the listed property from a locked cable” while the other woman acted as a lookout.
  • The pair then left the store with five Gucci bags and drove away in a white Toyota Camry.

Wanted: The Metropolitan Police Department is offering up to $1,000 to anyone with information that could lead to an arrest. 

  • Police referred to the women as “two persons of interest” involved in a “Theft I incident.”
  • As of this writing, there are no further details about the women.
  • Informants are asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or submit any tips to 50411.

Watch the surveillance video below:


Featured Images via Metropolitan Police Department

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