Birmingham Seeks Information on Retail Fraud Suspects

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(Birmingham Police Press Release, Dec.4, 2014)


BIRMINGHAM, MI, December 4, 2014 – The Birmingham Police Department has asked the community for help with identifying two retail fraud suspects. Two unknown men recently entered Merwins Antiques Gallery at 554 North Old Woodward. One of them distracted the owner while the other stole a sterling silver Tiffany dinos02sidelogo3bowl valued at $3,400.00. One is described as approx. 20-25 years old, 5’8″, thin build, brown hair; the other is approx. 6’2″, heavy set with short black hair. The two suspects match the description of suspects who stole items from other antique stores in the area. The following photos of the suspects were retrieved from security cameras:

The Birmingham Police Department encourages anyone with information to contact Detective Chris Koch at (248) 530-1769.sidebar012stairs

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