Troopers Recover Stolen Coaches Purses Worth $29K
MILFORD, Del., (CBS) – Delaware State Police say 85 Coach purses, worth about $29,000, were recovered after an early morning burglary at the Coach Outlet in Rehoboth Beach.
Police responded around 4 a.m. after an alarm activation was received from the outlet store.
Troopers located a black 2007 Mercedes Benz SUV leaving the shopping plaza and attempted to perform a traffic stop.
Police say the vehicle disregarded the troopers’ signal and continued northbound on Coastal Highway at a high rate of speed.
According to police, as the SUV approached a slight right curve in the roadway near the merge with U.S. 113, it struck a Ford Taurus causing both vehicles to spin out of control.
Police say the two occupants of the SUV fled.
The driver of the Ford Taurus was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries.
The two suspects remain at large.
Suspect #1 is described as a Black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and grey sweat pants, possibly without shoes.
Suspect #2 is described as a Black male wearing a brown or grey hooded sweatshirt with black pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective D. Cathell at 302-856-5850 ext. 214 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”