MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Cloud Police are warning people about leaving their purse or wallet unattended while at work.

Officers said it appears two women and a man are stealing credit and debit cards from employees in the city.

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Police say the two women attempt to distract employees, so the man can sneak in to private “employee only” areas.

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The thefts happened in the Crossroads Center area in St. Cloud.

The thieves were driving a dark colored SUV, possibly a Chevy Trailblazer.

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Witnesses say the man is in his 30s, and described as being black, heavy set, and was wearing a white t-shirt and two-toned gray jacket.