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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 7:21pm
El Paso, TX (KDBC) — Detectives are trying to figure out who their suspects are in a theft case. A couple allegedly tried to steal a computer from an east El Paso store and there's video evidence.
El Paso Police said it happened at 3 p.m. on January 9th, 2014. According to security guards at the Wal-mart at 10727 Gateway West, the couple walked through the store and put clothes in their shopping cart.
Detectives said the couple then walked to the electronics section, where they put a Hewlett Packard computer in the cart. The pair then walked to the front of the store, where the cash registers are and walked out of the store.
Security guards stopped the couple and took them to the security office, but they couldn't confirm their identities. The woman was released. Moments later, the male suspect managed to run out of the store to an awaiting car.
Anyone with any information on the identity of the couple involved in this attempted theft is asked to call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org or you can send a text message by entering the key word “CRIME1”
You will remain anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward.