Retail Theft Crew Steals Samsung Galaxy Cell Phone from AT&T Store on East Palatine Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 3:47 PM Monday to a report of a retail theft at the AT&T store, 585 E. Palatine Road. Police received a report that three male offenders entered the store separately. While the employee was distracted offender #1 removed a Samsung Galaxy display cell phone valued at $649 and left the building. The other offenders left at the same time.

The crime is reported to have occurred on January 14, 2013 at 3:47 p.m. A similar theft occurred approximately one week prior.

The offenders were described as #1 male/black, 25 years-old,- 5’07” 170 LBS, wearing red/black Blackhawks jacket, red/black Blackhawks skull cap and jeans; #2 male/black, 22 years-old, 5’07” 185LBS,wearing a black jacket, black skull cap and jeans; #3 male/black, 22y years-old, 5’08” unknown weight, wearing a Red Sox baseball cap, black jacket and jeans.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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