Suspects wanted for stealing from employee lounges from stores across New Jersey

Law enforcement officers are searching for a pair of alleged thieves who prey on the employee lounges at retail stores.



The pair, an African-American woman in her 20s and a man who is likely in his 50s, are suspected in a lease 12 cases across New Jersey. Police say they pretend to shop in stores and then sneak into the employee lounge and steal wallets, purses and credit cards.



The suspects then use the stolen money and cards to go on shopping sprees in nearby stores.



Images of the pair have been captures on the stores' security cameras. Police hope that the public can help recognize them.



Police say that they are working with the store managers to improve security in the lounges.



Anyone who may recognize the suspects should contact the Howell Township police at 732-938-4575.


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