Toys stolen amid faked heart attack

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Published: Thursday 18th December 2014 by The News Editor

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A man faked a heart attack inside a Wal-Mart store in Florida so his friend could steal toys, according to authorities.

The men – 30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree – were arrested on Tuesday on grand theft charges.

The Polk County Sheriff’s office says the men filled a shopping trolley with a motorised power wheel Barbie car, Leap Frog tablet and a Barbie Glam vacation house. They walked through the store together.

Video surveillance shows Dupree on the floor near the store entrance, clutching his chest.

As concerned shoppers and staff checked on him, Scott walked out of the store with the cart.

Once Scott was outside, Dupree got up and walked out. They left in a silver SUV but deputies caught up with them.

It is not known whether they have attorneys.

Published: Thursday 18th December 2014 by The News Editor

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