Fairfield Police Make Arrests In 4 Shoplifting Cases Monday

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield police arrested four suspects in four different shoplifting cases in the same day Monday, according to police reports.

Three of the incidents occurred at Kohl’s department store on Tunxis Hill Road. In two of the cases, store security stopped a 20-year-old Trumbull woman who they say tried to walk out with bottles of perfume and a 23-year-old Bridgeport woman who hid $272 worth of merchandise, police say. Each was charged with sixth-degree larceny and released on a promise to appear in court.

In the third incident at Kohl’s, a 25-year-old Bridgeport woman was stopped after hiding $132 worth of baby clothing, according to police reports. Officers also found that she had a wire cutter, a wire stripper and a set of pliers, which officers believe were used to remove security tags, police say. The suspect was charged with sixth-degree larceny and possession of burglary tools, and released on a promise to appear in court.

The fourth case occurred at Bob’s department store on Post Road. A 21-year-old Bridgeport man was accused of walking out of the store with a set of shoe inserts, valued at $11, police say. He was stopped by store security at the door and turned over to police, who charged him with sixth-degree larceny. He was also released on a promise to appear in court.

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