Four women stole about $30,000 worth of clothing from the Lululemon store in Montgomery Village, California, on Tuesday, then sped away, eluding authorities nearly a year after a similar incident at the same store.
Witnesses reported that four women in their early to mid-20s entered the store with bags and stole large amounts of workout clothing Tuesday afternoon, Santa Rosa Police Sergeant Dave Marconi said in an email Wednesday. Lululemon employees told police that the loot the women took was worth about $30,000.
When officers responded at 2:38 PM, they spotted the suspect vehicle described by witnesses leaving the area, driving recklessly. The suspects passed other vehicles on road shoulders and drove faster than 100 MPH. Officials heard unconfirmed reports the suspects had struck another vehicle on Highway 12. Out of concern for public safety, city police officers did not pursue the vehicle at a high speed.
Later, the suspect vehicle was spotted on Highway 101 south of Santa Rosa by the California Highway Patrol. CHP officers pursued the vehicle, then stopped out of concern for the safety of citizens in the area. Santa Rosa police didn’t… The Press Democrat