CONCORD — Police have issued an arrest warrant for a woman accused of stealing more than $1,800 worth of merchandise from Victoria’s Secret at Concord Mills Mall.
According to the police report, the suspect is facing a charge of larceny-shoplifting after leaving the store with $1,850 worth of clothing Tuesday evening.
Police said the suspect, who is from Mecklenburg County, was identified on a video surveillance camera.
“We identified her on the video and knew exactly who she was,” Concord police Capt. Vashon Clark said.
“We submitted a warrant for her arrest. We will send them to the jurisdiction to get them served or hopefully catch her in between time frames.”
Police said the suspect has been arrested and charged with shoplifting at Victoria’s Secret at Concord Mills and in other counties.
“Sometimes there are people we have not identified, and in this case, she is a frequent visitor of Victoria’s Secret and the area and in Mecklenburg (County),” Clark said. “She’s had several charges for larceny at Victoria’s Secret.”
Clark said police have received many reports of shoplifting from Concord Mills Victoria’s Secret for more than $1,800.
“We have larcenies like that at Victoria’s Secret all of the time. Sometimes they are for more than $3,000,” Clark said.
Clark said Victoria’s Secret originally reported the theft to its corporate office, and then filed a report with the Concord Police Department.
“They have policies for when they have subjects that come into the store and commit these crimes,” Clark said. “They have to go through their corporate office and get permission to contact us, and then once we are able to look at video and different things, we find that sometimes they are subjects that we have previously charged or have charges pending from other stores.”