UPDATE: Menomonee Falls Police arrest suspect following three retail theft incidents at Target
Updated: 5:19 a.m. on November 2, 2018
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police say the suspect was identified and arrested.
Posted: 9:33 p.m. on October 31, 2018
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Menomonee Falls Police Department is currently investigating three retail theft incidents that happened at the Target on Shady Lane.
The thefts occured on October 17, 19, and 27.
The suspect appears to be the same for all three thefts.
He is described as a black male, 5'2 to 5'3, weighing 160 pounds. He is believed to be in his late 30's and driving a silver Pontiac Grand Prix with heavily tinted windows. The car has minor front end damage as well as rust on the front driver’s side wheel well. A Wisconsin License plate of ADD4688 was displayed on the car, but has no vehicle associated with it.
During each incident, the suspect stole 12 cans of Gerber infant formula for a total loss of $219.48 per incident. The suspect purchased miscellaneous, unrelated items and told the cashier each time that he was going to return the formula at the service counter. The suspect never approached the service counter and pushed the cans of formula out the front door.
Following the incident on October 27th, the suspect vehicle was located and a traffic stop was attempted. When officers did not approach the car, the suspect vehicle fled the stop at a speeds exceeding 100 MPH. The pursuit was terminated on I-41 southbound at HWY 145.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Menomonee Falls Police Department.