Woman snatches thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from mall store

About 55 T-shirts and 20 pairs of pants were snatched from a store display at Coastal Grand Mall on Wednesday afternoon, totaling to about $2,561.25 in missing merchandise, according to a Myrtle Beach police report.

Officers were called about 6 p.m. to the Victoria’s Secret store within the Coastal Grand Mall in reference to the shoplifting.

The complainant told police a woman entered the store and grabbed all of the clothing from a front shelf and put the items into a shopping bag.

The woman then ran from the store toward the food court area, according to the report.

The suspect was described as a black female with individual braids tied into a pony tail. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black bottoms and carrying a Belk bag, according to the incident report.