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Couple caught on video trying to steal money from woman's backpack

Last Updated Feb 12, 2018 at 10:34 am EST

Security camera images of two suspects wanted in connection with a distraction theft incident on Jan. 14, 2018. Toronto police released the images on Feb. 12. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Toronto police have released surveillance video of two suspects wanted in a distraction theft investigation in the city’s north end.

The alleged incident happened at restaurant in the Steeles Avenue and Bathurst Street area on Jan. 14.

Police say before going into the restaurant a 25-year-old woman had taken out money from an ATM.

Investigators say while in the restaurant a man began talking to the woman while a female suspect then tried to steal the money from the woman’s backpack.

When the first try didn’t work police say the suspects reversed roles.

Both of the incidents were captured on security video. Watch the videos below: