Edinburgh police and Edinburgh Premium Outlet Mall employees stepping up efforts to stop shoplifting

EDINBURGH – Edinburgh police and Indiana Premium Outlet Mall employees are stepping up efforts to stop shoplifting.

Chief Doyne Little Jr. says that over the past two months, Edinburgh officers have worked with mall employees and loss prevention officers to recover more than $8,230 in stolen merchandise in just four cases.

Some of the stolen property police recovered. Photo provided

Chief Little says that in four cases, store employees called reporting thefts were in progress, and officers responded quickly resulting in five people being arrested.

Another five suspects are believed to have fled the state and those cases have been forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review and warrants to be issued for arrests.

Chief Little praised the great teamwork between the Edinburgh officers, local stores, and the outlets loss prevention officers.