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Myrtle Beach woman indicted for pick pocketing man’s wallet

A Myrtle Beach woman arrested in June on charges she stole a man’s wallet from his back pants pocket inside a convenience store was indicted by an Horry County grand jury, according to court records.

Erin Christine Topper, 29, was indicted on charges of purse snatching and failure to stop for a blue light or siren that stemmed from the June 4 incident at the Kangaroo Express at 1929 Mr. Joe White Ave., according to records.

Witnesses told police they saw a woman take the man's wallet as he went to purchase items at the counter inside the store, according to the police report. Police got a description of the vehicle the woman left in with a man.

Officers stopped it in the 1000 block of Third Avenue South, but the woman and man ran from the vehicle and could not be located at the time of the incident. Two days later, police arrested Topper.

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