MFPD searching for theft suspect who "pretended to pay" in Target self-checkout lane

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Menomonee Falls Police are asking for help to find a woman they say left Target with a garbage can full of merchandise after pretending to pay for it in the self-checkout lane. 

It happened on May 28 at the Target on Shady Lane in Menomonee Falls. 

According to investigators, the woman scanned an old barcode for a product no longer carried by Target. The barcode didn't match the merchandise in the shopping cart and the woman pushed the cart out of the store without paying. 

Anyone who has any information or recognizes the suspect is asked to call Menomonee Falls Police at 262-532-8700, referencing case 19-075585.  To make an anonymous tip, contact Waukesha County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-888-441-5505, through the website at, or through the new P3 phone app that can be downloaded through either the App Store or Google Play.

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