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Police: 3 in custody in theft of elderly man's wallet

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Police say three men are behind bars after stealing from an elderly man in Tyler.

It happened around 1pm at the corner of Beckham Avenue and Locust Street.

Investigators say the three men pick-pocketed the man, taking his wallet.

The men were tracked down after the victim's stolen credit card was used at the Whataburger on Gentry Parkway.

Police gathered a description of the vehicle the men were in and it matched a car logged in a stop earlier in the day.

The men were tracked down at the Grand Manor Apartments off 29th Street and arrested after being spotted eating the food purchased with the stolen card.

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