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Where Shoplifters Were Busiest in August in Ross Township

Surveillance cameras lead to arrests in several cases.

An analysis of reports indicates a majority of the reported shoplifting cases in August occurred in . Considering the concentration of high-end retail shops, that may not be surprising.

Our analysis also revealed the following:

  1. In two cases, a mother and her juvenile daughter were charged. On August 1 Tennile Tomlin and her daughter were charged with stealing $433 worth of clothing from Ross Park Mall. On Aug. 12, with stealing $7,390 in handbags and high-end purses from several Ross Park Mall stores. 
  2. A total of $14,296.92 worth of merchandise was reported stolen by shoplifters in August.
  3. Of the 18 reported cases of shoplifting, 5 have resulted in arrests, at least  2 the direct result of surviellance video.

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McKnightmare September 10, 2012 at 02:22 PM
This article isn't very informative. It says 'most' cases were reported in RPM. Where were the others? The two mother-daughter cases were previously plastered all over the news. No new information there. Of the amount stolen, was any recovered? I am very critical of the article because it's empty, no meat.
Richard Cook September 10, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Ross police, in general, don't reveal the names of victims. The article was designed to report on very general trends.
John September 10, 2012 at 08:57 PM
Rough crowd. Social media has created a lot of critics.
Larissa Dudkiewicz September 11, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Also, the map pinpoints the other locations. You have to click on the pins.

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