Thieves hide stolen merchandise in leaf blower box
LUFKIN — A group of thieves made off wih $2500 worth of electronics from a Lufkin store by hiding it in a leaf blower box.
Lufkin Police tell KETK, the items were stolen from the Conn's department store on the 3000 block of South John Redditt Dr. earlier on June 13, 2012.
Security video shows three men and one woman entered the store seperately, but worked together to steal the merchandise.
Three of the people distracted employees, while one man removed a leaf blower fom its packaging and loaded the empty box down with several iPod Touches, as well as Sony and Samsung tablets.
The thief then checked out as if buying box carrying a leaf blower, getting away with thousands of dollars worth of electronics.
Police are still looking for the thieves.
You can watch the security video above, or you can click here to see the full video, courtesy of the Lufkin Crimestoppers.
If you have any information about the people seen in the video above, please contact the Lufkin Crimestoppers at (936) 639-TIPS or submit an anonymous tip at the Lufkin Crimestoppers website.
You never have to give your name and Crime Stoppers may pay a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest or indictment of a felony offender