FLEMINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Pennsylvania man accused of stealing items from the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store and Marshalls in Hunterdon County.
On Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at around 3:07 p.m., police responded to the area of Liberty Village for a report of a theft that had just occurred at the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory store located in Flemington Borough, police said.
Responding officers were given a description of the male suspect as well as a vehicle description. An officer located the vehicle near the Main Street traffic circle and subsequently stopped the vehicle, police said.
Upon a police investigation, Walter Campbell, 55, of Philadelphia was found lying down in the back seat pretending to be sleeping. A search of the vehicle revealed multiple stolen items from Polo Ralph Lauren and the Marshalls, police said.
Campbell was arrested and transported back to police headquarters. While at police headquarters, it was found that Campbell gave a false name to officers and was wanted out of Burlington County, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, police said.
Campbell was subsequently charged with hindering apprehension and theft of moveable property. He was also charged with theft by Raritan Township police for stealing from Marshalls, police said.
Campbell was lodged at the Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Office, police said.