Five pairs of boots were recovered in an attempted retail theft at Marshall’s Department Store at 400 S. State Road in Springfield, according to Marple Township Police.
employees attempted to stop two black women on Oct. 1 at about 9:39 a.m., when they left the store without paying for five pairs of
women’s boots, according to police.
One of the women struck and scratched one of the
employees as he attempted to grab the merchandise, according to police, and both women then fled the
area in a green Ford Taurus with New Jersey tags.
employee did recover the stolen boots which had aluminum foil covering
the security tags, according to police.
The employee also recovered a Samsung Galaxy cell phone belonging to
one of the women and told police the staff had been investigating these two women for
ongoing thefts at the Marple and Deptford, N.J. stores, according to police.