Police: Woman stole from Family Dollar before nearly hitting employee with car
October 22, 2018 12:05 PM
ROSWELL, N.M. - Roswell Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman who they say stole from a Family Dollar and nearly hit a store employee with her vehicle.
Police say the woman filled a shopping cart with more than $200 worth of merchandise on Saturday around 11:30 a.m. and then just walked out of the store without paying.
A male employee followed and started to take the merchandise out of the woman's vehicle and that's when police say she put the vehicle in reverse and almost hit the employee.
Surveillance cameras at the store were able to capture the encounter.
The woman is described as a white female in her 40s or 50s with light brown or blond hair. She was wearing blue medical scrubs at the time of the theft.
The woman's vehicle is said to be a silver or light blue SUV and witnesses say the license plate was turquoise and included the numbers 041.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call police at 575-624-6770 or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-TIPS (8477).
Updated: October 22, 2018 12:05 PM
Created: October 22, 2018 11:56 AM
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