Skip to main content

Shoplifting Suspect Says he has AIDS While Attempting to Bite Security Officers at Fairfield Target Store

Fairfield Township (Essex)

Police from surrounding municipalities are on the search for a suspect who is occupying a 4-door Jetta with reported NJ license plate numbers "B55-HRB" who is wanted for a shoplifting incident at the Target store on Rt. 46 in Fairfield.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the Target for reports of a suspect who was being held for attempting to shoplift items from the store.

Store security told arriving units that the male suspect tried to bite them when they were trying to detain him, according to reports.

The suspect stated that he had AIDS before breaking free and running from the store and into a vehicle, reports said.

The incident is under investigation by Fairfield Police.