FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2014
POINT OF CONTACT: Lt Neal Griffin, 760-839-4444
On March 22, 2014 two suspects stole more than $8,000 worth of merchandise from the MAC Cosmetics store at the Westfield Shopping Mall in southern Escondido. Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the couple, and are releasing security video of the crime.
Two suspects entered the store and loitered for more than 30 minutes, selecting dozens of items and concealing them in a large shopping bag. The suspects are described as a Hispanic male adult with short, dark hair and wearing a long-sleeve white shirt, dark colored jeans and white shoes. The second suspect is described as a Hispanic female adult with dark hair pulled into a pony tail wearing a long-sleeve shirt with horizontal stripes and a hood, dark colored pants, dark colored shoes, and sunglasses on her head.
DVD copies of the video surveillance are available to all media outlets upon request. To obtain a copy of the surveillance DVD contact the Watch Commander at (760) 839-4767.
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to contact Det. Mike Martinez at (760) 839-4717.