This young teenager was caught while stealing and of course, LP Officer had to intervene!
18 year old Caucasian male, 5’11,” entered a vape shop with a group of friends. The clerk spotted them acting immaturely, as well as handling a lot of merchandise in places that were hard to see. Looking at the security tapes, the clerk was able to spot the suspect hide objects in his pants and alerted the Loss Prevention Officer. Once in custody, the suspect displayed lazy and disrespectful behavior, prompting further questioning and searching. Following a routine strip search, the stolen merchandise was found. An understanding was reached by the suspect and the loss prevention officer, and he was released without involvement of law enforcement.