Two Female Suspects Accused of stealing for Elderly Man

Police say, two women were taken into police custody in Caruthersville on Friday. Police said at 3:24 p.m. they were called to First State Bank about a fraud case. The women were said to be in a Nissan Altima in the bank’s parking lot. Officers spoke with three women inside the vehicle. Police said they found that two of the women committed the crime of financial exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. Officials estimate that the women took $15,878.54 from an elderly man. The two female suspects were taken to the Pemiscot County Justice Center. They were held there for 24 hours with formal charges pending. The incident is still under investigation.

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