Shoplifters grab more bras from Victoria’s Secret
Bridget O’Shea firstname.lastname@example.org | @OSheaBridget February 3, 2014 5:10PM
Victoria’s Secret in South Barrington has been targeting by shoplifters eight times since Sept. 25. | File
Updated: March 5, 2014 6:22AM
Shoplifters again targeted the Victoria’s Secret in South Barrington last week, stealing nearly $2,000 worth of bras and underwear.
The first of two incidents was reported Jan. 29, after 12 bras priced at $55 each were taken from the store, 100 W. Higgins Road. According to police reports, a store employee told investigators a man and two women were involved.
On Feb. 1, the store reported that a man and a woman stole 100 pairs of underwear valued at $1,250. A store employee told police the two looked similar to the group that robbed the store three days earlier. The suspects were seen driving away in an off-white Chrysler minivan, police said.
The recent theft follows a string of bra thefts late last year.
On Dec. 6, 15 to 20 bras valued at $1,000 were taken off a display table.
On Nov. 26 and Nov. 9, thieves made off with a total of 72 bras valued at about $3,690.