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Franklin police need help identifying shoplifting suspects

FRANKLIN BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – The Franklin Borough Police is seeking the public’s assistance with a shoplifting investigation.

The incident occurred on July 30 at around 9:52 a.m. at the Shop-Rite in Franklin Borough.

The suspects in the surveillance photos had “paid” stickers on hand that they allegedly affixed to the merchandise as they proceeded through the store. They then left the store without purchasing the merchandise, according to Franklin Borough Police Department Detective Lieutenant Nevin Mattessich.

(Photo: Courtesy Franklin Borough Police Department)

Items stolen included an air conditioning unit and miscellaneous items. The value of the merchandise is near $1,000.00. The woman also attempted to take an LCD television, Mattessich said.

(Photo: Courtesy Franklin Borough Police Department)

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Daniel Flora at 973-827-7700 extension 237 or Lieutenant Mattessich at 973-827-7700 extension 231.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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