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Report: Thieves Steal Thousands in Merchandise from Short Hills Mall Stores


Authorities in Millburn are investigating separate thefts that happened at the Short Hills Mall this evening.

According to reports, at around 8:30 p.m. a male suspect committed a "grab and run" theft of a pair of sunglasses that were estimated to cost around $500 from a store that sells designer sunglasses.

The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported.

At around 8:35 p.m., mall security were called to the Nieman-Marcus store on reports of a "grab and run" theft where the suspect entered the store and stole several handbags that were estimated to be about $10,000.

The suspect attempting to flee the scene, struck a Public Safety vehicle where the officer refused medical attention.

There were no physical injuries reported.