Police: Thieves identified; porch plants returned

Kent County

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Wyoming police say they’ve identified the two women who were caught on surveillance camera stealing plants from a front porch.

The Wyoming Department of Public Safety is pursuing charges, but because those haven’t yet been issued, the suspects’ names haven’t been released.

Patricia Quinones says she bought the potted plants Monday and the theft happened Tuesday morning. Surveillance video her home in the 2500 block of Longstreet Avenue SW north of 26th Street show two women casually taking the flowers from the front step and loading them into a waiting vehicle.

Police say that after Quinones’ video went viral on Facebook and it was posted on local news sites, tips came in identifying the suspects.

The flowers have been returned.

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