Arlington Heights Police have released sketches in an attempt to find two women who conned an elderly woman out of $12,000 last month.
According to police, on March 28 an 88-year-old woman was approached by two women while in the parking lot at Jewel, 400 E. Rand Road, and had a conversation regarding a "found wallet."
The two women convinced the elderly victim to withdraw $12,000 in cash from her personal checking account and give it to the women.
One of the women who police said referred to herself as "Rachel" is described as white, in her late 60s, about 5'6" with a medium build and having short black hair.
Another woman who police said referred to herself as "Susan" is described as white, in her 60s, 5'5" and heavy set with a wound above her right eye.
Police have no vehicle information or video surveillance to help solve the case.
Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights can submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and a message to 847411 (tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.