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CrimeStoppers, Opelika PD Seek Identities of Suspects in Fraud from Target; Reward Offered



Opelika, Alabama

Case: OPD20-0918A

Opelika Police Department



The Opelika Police Department is currently investigating incidents of an unknown male and female using a cash register scam to steal merchandise from retailers.

On 9/12/2020 at approximately 10:09 A.M. an unknown male and an unknown female entered Target and fraudulently scanned a Ring doorbell camera and an Elvie breast pump at the self-checkout register. They then took them to an employee to remove the security webbing. The value of the two items were $748.00. The items were put into a bag and the male left the store while the female made a small purchase of two other items.

The suspects are described as a white male with a tribal tattoo on his left arm wearing a green tank top and gray shorts and a white female wearing a maroon tank top and green pants. The two subjects left in an unknown type black SUV.

Opelika Investigators are hoping that someone will be able to identify these scam artists through the released photos.

If you have any information regarding the identity of these suspects or their whereabouts, please immediately call the Police at 334-705-5220 or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question.

You may also use CrimeStoppers toll free number at 1-833-AL1-STOP.

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