Police Seek Pair Accused of Stealing LEGO Set from Walmart

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Hilltown Township Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying the man and woman pictured in this store surveillance photo. According to police, they stole a LEGO set and other merchandise from the Walmart on Rt. 309 Sunday. (Credit: Hilltown Township Police Department/Walmart)

LEGO is one of the most popular toy brands in the world, which may help explain why it was one of the items police say a couple stole from an area Walmart store recently.

In a news release titled “LEGOs Larceny,” Hilltown Township Police said the theft occurred in the Walmart at 1515 Bethlehem Pike (Rt. 309) around 4 p.m. Sunday.

The news release included a photo of the male and female shoplifting suspects, who were wearing face masks while inside the store due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

In the photo, the man is pushing a shopping cart containing various items, including a box with the LEGO logo on it. The man also appears to have a tattoo or tattoos on his right forearm. In the cart’s cupholder is what appears to be a Wawa large plastic cup partially filled with a yellowish beverage.

Police said that after filling their cart, the pair “exited the store via the fire escape door with a shopping cart full of items that were not purchased.”

The value of the merchandise that was stolen is estimated at several hundred dollars.

According to police, the couple was last seen fleeing the store’s parking lot in a white SUV, which may have been an older model Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer.

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Hilltown Township Police said the couple fled the store in a white SUV, which may have been an older model Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer. The Walmart store surveillance image above was shared by police on their Crimewatch site Monday. (Credit: Hilltown Township Police Department/Walmart)


“We are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the depicted individuals,” police said. “If you can provide any information on their identity, please submit a tip (online).”

Individuals who provide tips via the department’s Crimewatch site may remain anonymous if they wish.

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