JPD seeks identity of two suspects in Target scheme

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JONESBORO, Ark. – Police hope the public can help them solve a crime that happened recently at Target in Jonesboro.

The Jonesboro Police Department is asking for your assistance in the identification of two persons in the following video.

It happened around 2:45 PM on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Two suspects are seen walking separately into Target from the Olive Garden/Fuji area around the Mall at Turtle Creek, according to police. Once inside, they search the electronics area and notify associates of several items they want. The items are scanned. Then, the suspects work together to distract other associates while the cashier gets scammed. Suspect 1 works to confuse the cashier, recounting the money over and over, and handing cash back and forth several times.

After the confusing scheme, the suspects ended up walking out with several thousand dollars worth of electronics for less than $1000.

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If you know these suspects or their whereabouts, send police a message or call the JPD Desk Sergeant at 870-935-5657. If your tip leads to one or both arrests, you will be entitled to a substantial cash award through CrimeStoppers of Jonesboro.

 

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