Targeted “thieves” were caught “stealing $2,300 worth of merchandise using a sneaky trick” — one remains on the run
A WOMAN has been arrested because her alleged accomplice was wanted by police after officers claim they were caught stealing over $2,000 worth of products from a popular retailer.
Newark, Delaware According to authorities, 44-year-old Natasha Bouges was caught in the act stealing unpurchased goods from a business Goal takes place at a local mall on Saturday.
Although she suffered the fall alone, the woman was not alone in the attempted crime as she was accompanied by a partner, sources say Delaware State Police.
One of the suspects suspected the store and was seen observing the parking lot, according to the outlet.
Bouges attempted to leave the store with a cart full of unpaid items, but her sneaky attempt was unsuccessful.
Her accomplice managed to flee in an unknown direction, but when she tried to run away, she was quickly arrested by mall security personnel.
While in secure custody, Bouges was found with more stolen items in her bags and was charged with shoplifting, police said.
Bouges was charged with two offenses; Shoplifting over $1,500 and second degree conspiracy.
She was charged and sent to prison on $4,000 bail.
The shopping cart, filled with more than $2,300 worth of stolen goods, has been returned to local news outlet Target fox 29 reported.
Authorities are asking anyone with information on the identity of the second suspect to get in touch Delaware State Police when she was captured in a security photograph wearing a white t-shirt and black mask.