3 Charged in $8.3K Heist

Police have charged a 29-year-old woman accused of working with two accomplices to steal more than $8,300 worth of goods from American Eagle Outfitters and Victoria’s Secret stores at the Capital City Mall earlier this year.

Kathleen Velez is charged with retail theft, along with her alleged accomplices, Camilo Valencia and Andrea Pacheco-Vega, according to Lower Allen Township Police, who began investigating on August 21.

According to police, Velez entered the American Eagle Outfitter on August 21, removed numerous pairs of jeans from racks, and later concealed them in shopping bags. She was assisted by Valencia, who police say can be seen on video entering the store after the items were staged by Velez. Valencia is then seen walking back to a silver in color Chrysler Town and County mini van bearing a Virginia registration… Fox43 News

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