MENTOR, Ohio – An alarming new crime trend was caught on camera in Mentor: it’s called grab and go theft.
It usually takes less than 5 minutes for thieves to make off with thousands of dollars in merchandise.
“A traditional shoplifters, they’re taking stuff here and there. Hiding in their purse, sneaking around. Here you’re just going for the motherload and getting away quick,” Mentor Police Lieutenant Dan Molnar told News 5.
The most recent theft- at the Marshall’s store in Mentor.
“The 4 females grab armfuls of items and run out the door,” he said. Those 4 women, and their male getaway driver made off with $4,000 in merchandise.
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