TROY (WWJ) – The Black Friday discounts apparently weren’t enough for two women and two young men at the Somerset Collection in Troy.
Troy police say the two women — ages 20 and 29, from Akron, Ohio — were busted trying to walk out with nearly $800 worth of merchandise from Victoria’s Secret.READ MORE: Here's A List Of Warming Centers Open Across The City Of Detroit
Police say the two women removed security sensors from the lingerie and used special “Booster Bags” to trick the security sensors at the door of the store. They were spotted, however, police were called and responding officers found the women had nearly $8,000 worth of stolen merchandise in their vehicle from a number of businesses.READ MORE: Kellogg Workers Reject Tentative Labor Deal, Vote To Stay On Strike
They were arrested and are now facing a number of retail fraud-related charges. Their names were not immediately released.
Also Friday, on the other side of the mall, two 17-year-old boys — one from Harper Woods and one from Detroit — were caught by security officers as they were shoplifting at Saks Fifth Avenue. Troy police say the teens were each trying to steal $295 worth of merchandise from upscale department store.MORE NEWS: Nick Cannon Mourns Loss Of His Youngest Child To Brain Tumor
Both were arrested and face retail fraud charges.