Target bandit strikes again in Chester County

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Entrance door

Police in Chester County say the same suspect who tried to steal razor blades and Nicorette gum from a Target in Lancaster County hit a Target in Exton on Sunday. The suspect entered the store around 3:45pm.


He proceeded to load numerous packages of Crest White Strips into a trash bag. Then he carried the bag right out of the store and ran through the parking lot  to a waiting vehicle being operated by an accomplice. The vehicle then fled the scene. Police only describe the accomplice as a white male.

Parking lot
Target reports that $930 worth of Crest White Strips were stolen during the theft. They also report similar thefts committed by the same actor in stores in Lancaster, Chester, Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties.

Exton Vehicle
Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Whiteland Township Police Department at (610)363-0200 or (610)692-5100. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call the tip line at (610)594-9057.