Wallets stolen from grocery carts at Super Stop & Shop, Whole Foods in Fairfield

Police are unsure if the incidents are related. (3/25/14)

FAIRFIELD - Shoppers at two different grocery stores in Fairfield had wallets stolen from their carts on Saturday.

Police say a woman was shopping at the Super Stop & Shop on Kings Highway when her purse, containing an iPhone and credit cards, was stolen. The iPhone was tracked to a Bridgeport location. 

Thirty minutes later, the wallet of another woman was stolen at the Whole Foods on Grasmere Avenue. Her credit card company notified her that someone tried to buy a prepaid Visa card at a CVS on Black Rock Turnpike. 

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Police are unsure if the incidents are related.

Shoppers can prevent these incidents from happening by holding on to their property and being aware of their surroundings, police say. 

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