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Apple iMac Computer Stolen from Manalapan Best Buy

A man distracted a sales associate while another man placed the computer into a cart and left the store, police said.

Two men and one woman reportedly stole an Apple iMac computer from the Best Buy in Manalapan, according to the Manalapan Police Department.

Patrolmen responded to the Best Buy on Saturday, Oct. 6 shortly after 4 p.m. in reference to a shoplifting incident which occurred on Thursday, Sept. 6.

Loss Prevention officers told police that one man distracted a sales associate while another man placed an Apple iMac computer into a shopping cart and then left the store without paying for it.

A woman, whom police believe to be involved in the theft, was briefly inside of the store, but exited without incident.

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Ptl. Jared Aronson is investigating this incident. If anyone has any information on this shoplifting theft, please contact the Manalapan Police Department at 732-446-4300.

Geneen G October 11, 2012 at 12:29 PM
Oh GREAT..... Another problem that Manalapan PD will put in front of mine I'm sure.
Barry Jacobson October 11, 2012 at 12:32 PM
One thing does not make sense, Best Buy has an employee that checks for receipts for exiting customers.
mushmouse8 October 12, 2012 at 03:09 AM
Would appear the employee that was distracted WAS the guy who checks receips.
John Doe October 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Did they not have a "Find My Mac" app on the computer?

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