- The Washington Times - Thursday, December 18, 2014

Two Florida men face grand theft charges for engineering a fake heart attack in Wal-Mart so that expensive Barbie toys could be stolen during the confusion.

Tarus Scott, 30, and Genard Dupree, 27, are seen on surveillance footage acting out the fake health emergency as Mr. Scott then scuttles out the door with a motorized power wheel Barbie car, Leap Frog tablet and a Barbie Glam vacation house, The Associated Press reported Thursday.

Video of the theft was uploaded to YouTube Dec. 17 by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

The two men did make it out of the store, but were caught later by deputies.

It is unclear whether the two men have legal representation, AP reported Thursday.


Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide