MIAMI TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19)- Miami
Township Police arrest a mother and son who they say were stealing purses, cash
and a phone from distracted shoppers.
Clark, 49, and her son, Andrew Burton, 31, of Goshen, were arrested on December
started when Miami Township police officers were investigating a complaint of a
purse theft that had just occurred at the Meijer store in Miami Township. Police
were also investigating the theft of a wallet taken from a shopper's purse that
occurred on November 26 at the Kroger store on State Route 28 involving
suspects that matched the same description.
A wallet was taken from a woman's purse at Kroger while the victim
was looking at turkeys just two days before Thanksgiving.
Another purse was stolen from a woman's cart at the same Kroger
store the day before Thanksgiving while the victim was distracted near the