Couple Swipes $8K Worth of Makeup from Store

The heist happened on Mar. 22 at the Westfield North County Mall in Escondido

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    Police are searching for a couple that allegedly made off with a whole lot of makeup from a MAC Cosmetics store in Escondido, stealing more than $8,000 worth of merchandise.

    According to police, the heist happened on Mar. 22 at a MAC store at the Westfield North County Mall.

    Two suspects – a man and woman – entered the business and loitered for about 30 minutes. During their browsing session, they grabbed dozens of cosmetics and hid them in a large shopping bag. They then left the store with the loot.

    The couple was captured on surveillance tape and NBC 7 is in the process of obtaining those images.

    Police describe the man as having short, dark hair. He wore a long-sleeve white shirt, dark jeans and white shoes. The woman had dark hair pulled back into a ponytail and wore a long-sleeve shirt with horizontal stripes and a hood, dark pants and dark-colored shoes. She had sunglasses on her head.

    The suspects remain at large and the investigation is ongoing.

    Anyone with information on this case should contact Det. Mike Martinez at (760) 839-4717.
     

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