Blotter: 2 Women Attempt to Return Stolen Items to Store
Plus: A Diamondback bicycle was found on a trail.
The following Middletown and Edgmont township incidents have been supplied by the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks. Anyone with information regarding any of these incidents is asked to call police at 484-840-1000. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Retail Theft—Kohl's at Granite Run Mall at about 2:48 p.m. on Nov. 20. A 48-year-old New Castle, Del. woman entered the store, put various clothing items into her purse and left the store, according to State Police. While outside in the parking lot the woman gave the clothing items to a 30-year-old Wilmington, Del. woman who then entered the store and returned the stolen merchandise, according to State Police. The 48-year-old entered the store a second time, put more clothing items into her purse and left the store again but was confronted by the store's loss prevention, according to State Police. The 30-year-old fled the scene in an unknown direction. The total value of stolen merchandise was $232, according to State Police.
Retail Theft—Kohl's at Granite Run Mall between 3:10 and 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 20. Manuel Martines Contreras, 32, of Media, allegedly concealed $556 worth of merchandise and fled the store without paying, according to State Police. Contreras was taken into custody and charged in connection with retail theft, according to State Police.
Retail Theft—Boscov's at Granite Run Mall at about 12:41 p.m. on Nov. 19. A 35-year-old Darby woman remove $106.99 worth of merchandise from the store without paying, according to State Police. The woman was processed and released.
Retail Theft—Claire's at Granite Run Mall at about 8:16 p.m. on Nov. 15. A 24-year-old Aston woman was observed concealing an item and fleeing the scene without paying for the item, according to State Police. The woman was arrested and issued a citation.
Found Property—Rocky Run trail behind Wawa Corporate at about 8:21 a.m. on Nov. 14. A citizen reported to police and turned in a black, Diamondback bicycle found on the trail at Route 1 and Valley Road, according to State Police. Anyone with information that could lead to the return of this bicycle to the rightful owner is asked to contact State Police at 610-558-7200.