Grand Theft Video Games: Thieves Steal $1,200 in Product from GameStop

Fox Point police are looking for a pair of suspects who can be seen in surveillance footage stuffing the video games and consoles into their winter jackets.

A man and woman made off with more than $1,200 in product from GameStop, 8799 N. Port Washington Road, after visiting the store twice within minutes and hiding video games, hand-held players and even a console in their coats. 

Just before 3 p.m. on Nov. 29, a GameStop clerk told police that a man and woman came into the store around 11 a.m. and hid three Sony PS Vita with WiFi Assassin's Creed video games, valued at $249.99 each; one Sony PS Vita with WiFi Madden video games, valued at $249.99 each; and a pre-owned Sony Play Station, value at $299. The total loss to the store was $1,229.95, according to the report.

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The store's video survelliance showed the two suspects walk in and go directly to the display in the middle of the floor where the Sony Play Station was out of the box and on display, taped to the top using clear packaging tape. The suspect cut the tape and concealed the box inside his jacket the report said. They left the store and came back a few minutes later. This time, the man took the other four items that were behind the north end of the counter on a wall rack, according to the report.

The man was wearing a long black coat, jeans and a white hoodie, according to the report. He had no facial hair or a hat. The woman is described as shorter, her hair was pulled back in a bun and she was wearing a dark jacket and jeans, the report said. The employee estimated both suspects in their 20s. 


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