Police: Woman Tries To Shoplift $1,200 In Groceries From Newark Acme With Two Children In Tow

Newark – On September 7, 2017 at 7:53pm Newark Police Officers responded to ACME, 100 Suburban Drive, for a shoplifting that just occurred, according to Newark Police Spokesman Fred Neslon.

Nelson said an employee reported that he observed the female suspect, who had an infant and young girl (6 – 10 years old) with her, walk out of the store pushing a cart full of unbagged groceries. The employee contacted the suspect and she ran towards Applebees with the two children, according to Nelson.

Officers checked the area for the suspect, however, she could not be located. A check of area surveillance footage showed the female and children were met by another subject at Applebees and all four left in a vehicle, which appeared to be a white Kia Soul, said nelson. The cart full of groceries, which totaled 184 items valued at $1,211.48, was recovered by ACME.

The female suspect was described as possibly being of Indian decent wearing black pants and a black jacket with a large furry hood.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Officer Golden at 302-366-7100 ext. 3484 or AGolden@newark.de.us

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