HomeTop StoriesThe Orange County couple allegedly stole $17,000 worth of items from Target

The Orange County couple allegedly stole $17,000 worth of items from Target

Surveillance video shows a couple stealing about $17,000 worth of merchandise from Target stores in Orange County.

The suspects were identified as Analu Gonzalez, 25, and Alexis De Jesus Garcia, 22, both residents of Anaheim.

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Video from Irvine police showed the couple looting a Target in Costa Mesa on March 3 and a Target in Irvine on April 2.

During the theft in Costa Mesa, the couple is seen wheeling a shopping cart toward the baby food aisle while a child sits in the cart seat.

The couple quickly begins taking products from the shelf and placing them in a large tote bag in the shopping cart.

As they left the store, they appeared to be stopped by a Target employee, but they grabbed their stolen items and walked away quietly.

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During the April theft, the couple again went straight to the formula aisle and began clearing the shelves of products.

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In total, police said the suspects escaped with approximately $17,000 in stolen property.

The couple was later located at a residence and arrested on charges of grand larceny and organized retail theft.

The full surveillance video of the theft can be seen in the video player above.

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