WANTED: 2 for string of thefts at Walmart stores

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WVVA) Law enforcement in Tazewell County are looking for two people believed to be responsible for multiple thefts at Walmart stores in North Carolina and Virginia.

In our region, the suspects have targeted stores in Lebanon, Grundy and Pounding Mill. They mainly steal computer hard drives and Apple TV’s. The thieves are in and out of the stores in less than seven minutes.

According to Major Harold Heatley with the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, the man uses an “magnetic alpha key that is needed to open the keeper boxes.” He then removes the item and gives it to his female accomplice who hides it in inside a bag.

The pair may be driving a black Ford Fusion or pewter Chevy Trailblazer with North Carolina or Tennessee plates.

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