Two women arrested in connection with gym locker burglaries - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Two women arrested in connection with gym locker burglaries

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police have arrested two women in connection with a string of gym locker burglaries in Spokane Valley.

The Spokane Sheriff's office has been investigating the burglaries since early April when more than a dozen gym locker thefts were reported.

Officers executed a search warrant Monday and discovered a purse and iPod which they believe may be some of the items stolen in the thefts.

In many cases the lockers targeted were left unlocked, in others the locks were cut. In all cases the items stolen were IDs, credit cards, purses and keys. In cases where keys were stolen, the car that matched was also broken into and robbed of valuable items.

Police had been searching for two women who were captured on surveillance video using the stolen credit cards at a local Albertson's just hours after the robberies. Some of the items purchased included diapers, baby wipes, juice packs as well as a stuffed animals and candy.

It is unclear if the two women caught on surveillance are the two that have been arrested.

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