POLICE LIGHTS

NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> On January 6 between 4:30 and 5 p.m., two men entered at least three retail stores on South State Street.

One man distracted a store clerk, while the second man entered unauthorized portions of the store and stole purses belonging to the clerks.

The two men then proceeded immediately to a local pharmacy and used the stolen credit cards to purchase gift cards.

Police are pursuing a number of leads in the case.

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