Police / Fire

Police need help ID’ing alleged shoplifters

Thefts occurred at Rite Aid and Safeway

On Sunday and Monday, Hollister Police Officers responded to three separate calls of shoplifting at local stores. Surveillance images were captured of the unidentified suspects. 

Officers were called to Rite Aid on Airline Highway on two separate occasions on Sunday for reports of thefts. One of the suspects, a Hispanic male, ran from the store on foot around 2:40 p.m. with stolen items. The second incident around 6:30 p.m. and involved a man and a woman who got away with stolen items. They were last seen driving a white vehicle eastbound on Sunnyslope Road. 

The third incident occurred Monday. A man wearing dark clothing, a red jacket and a San Francisco 49ers hat walked out of the Safeway store on Tres Pinos Road without paying for merchandise. 

Surveillance images were captured of the three crimes. The pictures are not very clear, but police said they are releasing the images hoping someone might know who they are and can help identify them. 

Anyone having information on the identity of anyone depicted in these pictures is asked to call the Hollister Police Department at 636-4330. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call the WeTip Hotline at 800-87-CRIME. Information provided to WeTip may qualify for a reward. 

BenitoLink Staff