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Police identify suspect accused of stealing $1,500 worth of merchandise from Port Arthur store

On Thursday, August 5, the police released an updated statement confirming the person has been identified.

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Port Arthur Police have identified a suspect who was caught on security video committing theft, according to a Port Arthur Police Department Facebook post.

It happened around 8 a.m. Friday, July 30. Video footage shows a woman entering and exiting the Port Arthur Target located in the 3100 block of FM 365.

Police said the woman stole more than $1,500 worth of store merchandise.

Police also released photos of the woman from the surveillance footage. 

On Thursday, August 5, Port Arthur Police released an updated statement confirming the person has been identified.

It is unclear when or if the suspect will face any charges.

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Credit: Port Arthur Police Department
Port Arthur police searching for woman accused of stealing $1,500 in merchandise from Target
Credit: Port Arthur Police Department
Port Arthur police searching for woman accused of stealing $1,500 in merchandise from Target.

Full statement from the Port Arthur Police Department…

On 7/30/21 at approximately 8:00am, a theft was committed at a local business of over $1500 worth of merchandise.

The female pictured below was caught on security video committing the theft. We are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

If you have information about this crime, contact Crime Stoppers by calling 833-TIPS (8477), online at 833TIPS.com or download the P3 TIPS App. You WILL remain anonymous and MAY be eligible for a cash reward.

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