Man, Woman In Cash and Passport Theft Of Tourist Couple ID'd

Fresno police have identified the man and woman suspected of stealing cash and passports from a tourist couple.

Using{} tip from Crime Stoppers, police were able to peg Pedro Salmeron,33, and Valerie Montanez, 26 as the couple seen on surveillance footage stealing $10,000 in cash and the passports of Ma and Xin Fei Ming on Thursday evening from an unattended backpack.

Anyone with information on the identity of the two suspects is asked to called Detective Juan Avila at 621-6308, or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 621-STOP (7867). A $1000 reward is available for information leading to an arrest.