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Santa Clarita Deputies Trying To ID Shoplifters From Valencia Mall Video

Santa Clarita Deputies Trying To ID Shoplifters From Valencia Mall Video

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are seeking the public’s help in finding eight suspects who shoplifted more than $20,000 worth of merchandise from a Sunglass Hut in Santa Clarita on March 29.


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Deputies responded to 911 calls from the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall around 2:50 p.m. from the Valencia store, located at the 24200 block of Town Center Drive.

The employees were handling normal business operations on the Saturday afternoon when the women came in, opened display cases and starting stealing merchandise.

Witnesses likened the incident to a “flash mob”-style theft, according to Sheriff’s Station officials.

The theft occurred in a little over a minute, from start to finish, and the suspects fled the scene before deputies arrived at the Valencia mall.

Sheriff’s Station depuites released video of the theft, which shows the suspects, who are believed to range in age from 18-25 years old.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials have footage of their suspects, which was captured on security cameras.

If you recognize any of the women or have any further information that can assist detectives in this investigation, please contact Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Detective Burrow at 661-255-1121 or at JDBurrow@lasd.org.

If you would like to remain anonymous, please call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

No further information regarding this incident is available at this time.

 

Theft suspects from a March 29 incident at Sunglass Hut in Valencia

 

Theft suspects from a March 29 incident at Sunglass Hut in ValenciaThe suspects in a Santa Clarita shoplifting incident


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Santa Clarita Deputies Trying To ID Shoplifters From Valencia Mall Video

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