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Woman wanted for multiple thefts

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police need your help locating a woman wanted for multiple thefts in D.C. and Montgomery County.

Police say 42-year-old Desha Wilkins of District Heights, Maryland, may be responsible for approximately 20 pickpocket and fraud incidents in the area.

The incidents happened in the months of October and November at grocery stores, officials said.

On November 21, police served a search warrant at Wilkins' residence in District Heights. Wilkins was not at home, but police say they found evidence linking Wilkins to the crimes.

Wilkins is described as a black female, 5'5? tall, and weighing approximately 160 pounds. Detectives believe that she is still in the Washington, D.C. area.  

Anyone with information regarding Wilkins whereabouts is asked to contact the 4th District Investigative Section at (240) 773-5475.