Man fakes heart attack so friend can steal toys at Florida Wal-Mart

Dec 18, 2014 11:11 AM by CBS/AP

LAKE WALES, Fla. -- Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys. (Watch video below).

The men - 30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree - were arrested Tuesday on grand theft charges.

The Polk County Sheriff's office says the men filled a shopping cart with a motorized power wheel Barbie car, Leap Frog tablet and a Barbie Glam vacation house. They walked through the store together.

Video surveillance shows Dupree on the floor near the store entrance, clutching his chest. As concerned citizens checked on him, Scott walked out of the store with the cart. Dupree fakes the heart attack at about the 3:30 mark of the surveillance video below:


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