Target Store in Westlake Village Hit By Two Shoplifters

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE (CNS) - Sheriff's officials are looking for two shoplifters who stole a large amount of goods from the same Target store in Westlake Village on consecutive days, authorities said Sunday.

The most recent theft occurred April 14 at about 6:15 p.m. at the store located at 30740 Russell Ranch Road, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The suspect took a Super Mario Lego set, a Shark cordless vacuum and a Bissell vacuum. The loss total was estimated to be $1078.97, the sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills station reported.

A witness told authorities that the man left the store via an emergency exit door and fled in a Dodge minivan with California license plate number 7KGV479. Sheriff's officials released surveillance images of the suspect and the vehicle and urged anyone with relevant information to call the sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills station at 818-878-1808. Anonymous tipsters can contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477, or

One day earlier, a man stole about $890 in alcoholic beverages from the same store, the LASD reported. That theft occurred at about 11:20 a.m. on April 13.

Investigators said a man selected multiple bottles of alcohol and left the store without paying, loading the bottles into a silver sedan in the parking lot. The sheriff's department also released images of that suspect and vehicle.

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