Arlington Heights police responded about 9:12 PM Tuesday to a report of a retail theft in progress at Target, 1700 East Rand Road. Police received a report that a group of juveniles with knives were cutting security cables in the electronics department. Two of the subjects had the knives. One was wearing a black-and-white hat, and another subject was wearing red shoes and white clothing.
A total of four male/Hispanics, 17-18 year of age, were reported involved in the retail theft. One subject put headphones in his pants and one subject put merchandise in his sweatshirt pocket.
Subjects headed toward the front of the store as police arrived. Two were apprehended outside, but one ran and escaped police by running south across Rand Road and then northwest on Rand Road. One suspect was not located. Two suspects were transported in custody to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters.
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