Categories: Police Beat

Shoplifters hit London Drugs

RCMP are looking for two women in connection with a shoplifting incident that took place on Dec. 3.

A local London Drugs had a substantial amount of merchandise shoplifted last week.

Police say two women shoplifted $1813 from the London Drugs located at St. Albert Centre.

On Sunday, Dec. 3 just before 6 p.m. two women stole several items from the store including a display containing coloured contact lenses.

One woman is described as Aboriginal with dyed blonde hair and of average height and weight. She is approximately 30 years old and was wearing a gold necklace, long olive jacket, knee high black boots and had a blue handbag.

The second woman is described as Aboriginal with dyed blonde hair, average height and with a heavier build. She was also around 30 years old. At the time she was wearing an olive jacket with a fur trim on the hood, large brown bag, wide brown belt, dark sleeveless shirt, knee high brown boots and multiple rings.

Second shoplifting incident

The RCMP are looking for this man in connection with a shoplifting incident last week at London Drugs.

London Drugs was struck a second time by a shoplifter.

This time a man managed to get away with $420 worth of merchandise.

On Monday Dec. 4 at around 2:45 p.m. a man entered the London Drugs at St. Albert Centre and placed some items in his jacket and left without paying.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male who is around 50 years old. He had long grey hair tied back in a ponytail with a grey goatee. At the time he was wearing white sneakers, black track pants, a dark shirt with white print. He was also wearing a black jacket and grey baseball hat.

The RCMP is asking employees to be on the lookout for any suspicious behaviour from shoppers. RCMP say that if you are a customer and witness suspicious activity you should notify someone immediately.
Anyone with information about these or any other crimes is asked to contact St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4550. Anonymous tips can be provided to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at www.tipsubmit.com.
Jennifer Henderson :Jennifer Henderson joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2016. She writes about municipal, provincial and federal politics; court and crime; general news and features.