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Two women facing charges in Burlington Coat Factory theft in Cape Coral

Posted: 2:35 PM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 18:40:20Z
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CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police have made two arrests of women accused of stealing over $600 worth of merchandise from a Cape Coral store last year.

The investigation started in September 2018 , when two suspects removed security devices from the clothing at Burlington Coat Factory on Pine Island Road and left the store without paying for them.

Police sent out surveillance images of the suspects to social media, and the community was able to help identify the women.

23-year-old Ashley Bland of Lehigh Acres was arrested on January 7th and charged with Grand Theft

Two suspects sought in Cape Coral retail theft

Suspects in a theft at a Cape Coral Burlington Coat Factory on September 3, 2018.

25-year-old Deedee Turner of Fort Myers was arrested on May 16th and charged with Grand Theft.

Two suspects sought in Cape Coral retail theft

Suspects in a theft at a Cape Coral Burlington Coat Factory on September 3, 2018.