Arlington Heights police responded about 8:43 PM Tuesday to a report of a retail theft in progress at Jewel-Osco, 440 East Rand Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an offender put two bottles of Ciroc Peach Vodka ($34.99ea) and two bottles of Bombay Sapphire Gin ($22.99ea) under his shirt. He then picked up a 4 pack of Beck’s Beer ($4.99) and left without paying. An employee confronted the offender outside. The offender was following the employee back inside when they attempted to run away which caused the employee to fall down. The offender entered a gold colored older model sedan and left the parking lot. The employee had a small scrape on their elbow but did not require medical attention.
The crime is reported to have occurred today, Tuesday, June 25, 2013 between 11:56 a.m and 12:15 p.m.
The offender was described as a male/white, 45-50 years-old with dark hair.
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