High-End Handbag Heist; Over $40K Stolen

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Bellevue, Washington, police are looking for two robbers who threatened a Nordstrom employee and stole hand-bags worth tens of thousands of dollars. The high-end heist happened in broad daylight Monday around 10:30 AM.

Police said the two women knew exactly what they wanted when they walked into Nordstrom in Bellevue Square and snatched at least 10 high-end handbags worth $4,000 to $6,000 each.

Investigators say the robbers somehow compromised the security alarms on the handbags. That alerted a clerk. But when the clerk approached the two women, one of the robbers threatened her with pepper spray and she backed off. Police said the robbers took the bags and ran.

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“It’s very brazen that they went in and right in front of everyone started compromising the security on these bags,” said Meeghan Black with the Bellevue Police Department. “So, we have a very dangerous situation. They knew what they were doing, they were very quick and they had a getaway car. We want these suspects off the streets…” KOMO4 News

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