Woman steals $40K in iPhones dressed as Va. Target worker

WASHINGTON — Fairfax County police are searching for a woman suspected of impersonating a Target employee and stealing more than $40,000 worth of iPhones earlier this month.

(Courtesy of Fairfax County Police Department)

Police released surveillance footage Tuesday of the suspect leaving the store.

On March 15, an unidentified woman impersonated a Target employee at the 6600 Richmond Highway location in Alexandria, Virginia, police said.

She gained access to the stockroom and from there, police said she took the iPhones and put them in a box before leaving the store.

Surveillance footage shows the woman leaving the store and getting into a Volvo station wagon.

The suspect was familiar with store procedures, employee hours and where iPhones were kept in the stockroom.

Anyone with more information about this case can call Fairfax County police at 703-691-2131.

Watch the video below.

Teta Alim

Teta Alim is a Digital Editor at WTOP. Teta's interest in journalism started in music and moved to digital media.

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