Michael Kors bags stolen from Monroe, NC Belk store. |
Police in Monroe say a shoplifter stole 10 designer handbags and several bottles
of cologne from Belk on Saturday afternoon. Around 1:30 Saturday, Monroe Police
were called to the Belk store in Monroe after a loss prevention officer reported
a large theft. The loss prevention officer told police a black male entered the
store at the Dickerson Boulevard entrance and walked straight up to the cologne
counter and lifted three bottles. The man then went to the purse area, pulled
out a large bag and put 10 Michael Kors handbags and the bottles of cologne in
the bag, then left the store the same way he came in.
Ulta Beauty Employees Pepper Sprayed by fleeing $1000 shoplifter in Annapolis.
Anne Arundel County Police are looking for two women accused of a shoplifting
incident that involved two employees being pepper-sprayed. According to police,
a woman shoplifted about $1,000 worth of fragrances from the Ulta Beauty
cosmetics store in the Harbor Center shopping plaza in Annapolis around 3:37
p.m. Friday. After the woman left the store, an employee confronted her and
tried to grab the bag with the stolen goods. Police say that's when another
woman waiting outside the store pepper-sprayed the employee. The employee
received treatment at the scene before being taken to a hospital for more
treatment. The store manager was also pepper-sprayed but refused medical
Sledgehammer-wielding thief makes off with watches from Saks in Troy, MI.
A brazen thief used a short-handled sledgehammer to smash a jewelry case and
make off with high-end watches from a crowded shopping mall Friday, according to
police. The smash-and-grab robbery occurred at about 6 p.m. at the Saks Fifth
Avenue store in the Somerset Collection on Big Beaver Road in Troy. Police
initially responded to reports of gunfire at the mall from panicked shoppers,
but it turned out to be a reaction to the sound of the hammer smashing the glass
showcase, Troy Police Capt. Robert Redmond said. The suspect made off with a
number of high-end watches, said Redmond, who did not disclose the exact number
or their value. The Saks store is known to carry watches worth more than $10,000
UK: The truth about Britain's black market traders:
Derelict streets with rows of empty shops are hiding hundreds of stores selling
fake designer goods where you can pick up 'Jimmy Choos' for £10. A hidden
shopping mall selling fake designer goods has been discovered behind a row of
derelict shops. The secret shopping village - on a once bustling street in
Manchester - is packed with fake Louis Vuitton handbags, Nike football shirts,
and Jimmy Choo shoes. Visitors to the black market in Bury New Road stock up in
bulk and then sell the goods across the country. The 20 shops reportedly operate
on a 'spotter system' - whereby a lookout will stand outside the shuttered shop
front and use mobile phones to alert colleagues inside if police are near. While
most of the business comes from those buying in bulk, individual shoppers also
visit the underworld factory to buy fake handbags, sunglasses and sports gear.
Alleged Best Buy serial shoplifter arrested.
A serial shoplifter is
behind bars this afternoon, accused of stealing from local Best Buy stores at
least six times since November of 2012. Police said Wallace Sanders Jr. would
pick out video games, DVDs and tablets, hide them in his jacket and walk out of
the store to a waiting get away car. He has been charged with stealing more than
$9,000 worth of merchandise.
Four arrested in investigation into 'shoplifting gang' in Toronto.
Four women have been arrested in a police crackdown on shoplifting at a
Toronto-area mall. Halton regional police say they joined loss prevention
experts from Mexx, Banana Republic and The Gap stores to respond to "increased
criminal activity" at the Toronto Premium Outlets mall in Halton Hills. A
two-day operation was launched this week at the mall west of Toronto as a way of
dealing with what police allege are "gangs of roving shoplifters" who have been
plaguing many area malls. Police say the arrests were made after officers
changed into street clothes and began patrolling various stores.