Detectives Investigate Theft of Dozens of iPhones

Mount Vernon Police DistrictDetectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the theft of dozens of iPhones.

On March 15, 2017, an unidentified woman portrayed herself as an employee of the Target store located at 6600 Richmond Highway in order to gain access to the stock room. Once inside, she placed over $40,000 worth of iPhones in a box and left the store. The suspect is not affiliated with the store, but appeared to have knowledge of the store’s procedures, employee hours and the location of the iPhones in the stockroom.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective A. Goodger of the Mount Vernon District Station Criminal Investigation Section at 703-619-4305 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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