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UPDATE: Masked Suspects Steal $120K in Dior Purses from Short Hills Mall





By: Richard L. Smith

Police in the Essex County Town of Millburn are searching for suspects wanted for stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise from a mall Monday morning. 

Millburn Police said officers responded to a call from Dior at the Mall at Short Hills on Monday, reporting a theft in progress around 10:45 a.m. 

Upon arrival, store employees at Dior told cops that four unknown black males -who wore dark clothing and masks- entered the store and began pulling handbags off the wall.

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Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder said several employees hid in a back room and called police.

The suspects reportedly fled in a black SUV with 25 Dior purses--a total value of $120,000.

The incident remains under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau. 

No physical injuries were reported.