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Bandits load up on snacks at Winter Haven store, police say

Winter Haven police are looking for a pack of snack bandits. Police have released photos of four people who they say took 73 cans of Energy Drink and 72 individual snacks on Tuesday without paying. At 8:20 p.m., three women and a man entered the Murphy USA gas station in front of Walmart at 7454 Cypress Gardens Blvd. The four packed the snacks and drinks in purses, pockets and their pants before leaving minutes later in a dark-colored Chevy Impala.
The suspects are described as: 1. A black woman approximately 25 to 30 years old, wearing a light blue T-shirt, orange knee-length shorts and a white cap. 2. A black woman approximately 25 to 30 years old, wearing a brown/orange/yellow stripped print dress and wearing her hair in a tight bun. 3. A black female approximately 60 years old, wearing a black and white print dress and sporting short black hair with red highlights. 4. A black male approximately 25 to 30 years old, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jean shorts and sporting short black hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477) or the Winter Haven Police Department at (863) 401-2256.