logo

Man caught on camera putting toddler into an arcade machine to steal merchandise

Odette Odendaal
Sep 24, 2018
06:58 A.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

The Salem Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding the male subject visible in the pictures contact the Salem Police Department.

Advertisement

A press release from the desk of Lt. J. Smith of Salem Police Department stated that the report came in on Friday, September 14, the time approximately 18:14 pm.

A male subject was using a small female toddler to steal items from KeyMaster game at Rockingham Park Mall.

Read more on our Twitter account @amomama_usa.

Advertisement

HOW THIS HAPPENED

Witnesses observed the crime while some recorded video showing how the male subject had the female toddler climb into the bottom portion of the game, designed as a drop space for items won by players.

The toddler would then reach up, grabbing various items and handing them to the male subject.

Advertisement

Described as a white Hispanic male, the subject is between 20-30 years of age, wearing a blue T-shirt, black shorts with an Under Armour belt, a black Sig Sauer baseball cap, with brown shoes or sneakers.

They suspect another young child of being with them, around 5 - 7 years of age, with no gender mentioned.

Advertisement

After he got the female toddler out of the game, he left the area with both children and the stolen items.

Advertisement

FOOTAGE OF THE THEFT

Advertisement

Thiefs can also be unlikely culprits, like a Seagull in Ireland can prove. Sam, as he is affectionately named helps himself to store items and other edibles at leisure.

For more on Sam and what makes him so popular follow this link.

Source: YouTube

Source: YouTube

Advertisement

HOW TO HELP

If anyone recognizes the suspect they are asked to contact Detective Dempsey at 603-890-2343.

Or message them on Facebook. Anonymity assured.

A SIMILAR INCIDENT

In Florida earlier this year a little boy named Mason really wanted a stuffed toy very bad and got himself stuck inside an arcade vending machine.

Firefighters from Titusville Fire Department soon showed up to get him out of the vending machine. The full story can be found here.

Advertisement
Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Saleslady Kicks Poor Old Woman Out of Luxury Store, Cop Brings Her Back Later – Story of the Day

April 22, 2022

Parents Want to Know Who Stole Mementos from Son's Grave, So They Set Up a Hidden Camera

March 07, 2022

Little Boy Cries and Calls for Mom behind a Closed Door until Homeless Man Sneaks In — Story of the Day

April 09, 2022

Brave Boy without Arms Dreams of Being a Cop, So Police Officer Trains Him as a 'Partner'

March 04, 2022