Boutique operator grateful for protection video that captured alleged shoplifting

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – 1 retail outlet proprietor says she is grateful for putting…

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – 1 retail outlet proprietor says she is grateful for putting up movie cameras since currently, several men and women have been shoplifting.

A woman in a purple shirt is observed in a store’s stability video clip sifting by way of the clothing racks. She seems to consider a tiny girl’s smock costume off the rack and things it into her purse.

“She arrived in, was inquiring my staff if she could help her obtain birthday outfits for a birthday she was likely to. So, my worker was assisting her for a superior 30 minutes,” clarifies Whitney Rogers who is the shop owner of Cassandi’s Children’s Boutique.

Rogers says the video clip exhibits the lady filling her bag more than at the time, eventually leaving the shop with far more than $100 really worth of clothes.

“She requested my staff to go to the again and get her a pair of footwear or a sure dimensions. When she did that, my worker was not out in the open up, that is when she took the things,” provides Rogers.

Rogers stated the girl grabbed her items and bought out of the keep. She thinks no 1 is looking at, but cameras that were being just set up the day in advance of capture her every shift.

“I have been advised for months to get cameras because I have been, men and women have been stealing from me for a even though,” claims Rogers.

Soon after contacting the Living Parish Sheriff’s Office environment, Rogers posted her safety video on the web. The woman’s family members acknowledged her and returned the goods. Rogers says she is no longer pursuing charges, but maintaining the online video up to remind others that if you steal you will get caught.

WAFB did access out to Sherriff Jason Ard, who in a statement replied, “We do have our reasonable share of shoplifting, like everybody else. Retail outlet homeowners function nicely with LPSO. Mainly because of that, we do make stable instances when they crop up. It is nonetheless a safe place to store. But, you can be element of the resolution, if you observe suspicious action, you should report that to us.”

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