WESTFIELD, NJ — (Updated at 10:45 a.m. Friday) Westfield police are seeking the public’s help locating two, possibly three, shoplifting suspects, the department wrote on its Facebook page.

On Friday, June 26, around 1:45 p.m., the women entered Midtown Authentic, a shop at 130 E. Broad St., police said. During the course of their visit, the women, possibly working together to distract the employee, shoplifted a purse valued at $3,000, police said.

Story continues below video from the Westfield Police Department’s Facebook page:

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Police describe one of the women as wearing a long orange dress and a mask.

Another suspect is a female in a white and black vertical-striped long sleeve shirt, light blue long skirt, a light blue head covering and a mask, police said.

The third woman, who police said is a possible suspect, is described as wearing a black tank top, white and blue leggings and a mask.

An email to police seeking more information Friday was not immediately returned.



Westfield police asked that anyone who has any information regarding this incident or nearby video surveillance contact Detective Elizabeth Savnik at 908-789-6078 or via email at esavnik@wpdnj.org.

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