Macy’s Loss Prevention Associates Bust Grand Theft Suspect At Melbourne Square Mall
By Space Coast Daily // December 23, 2015
melbourne pd charges suspect with Grand Theft
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Melbourne police arrested Thomas Michael Procopio Jr., 26, at Macy’s Department Store after he tried to steal over $1,800 worth of clothing, according to Melbourne Police Lt. Tim Turner.
On Tuesday evening at about 9:02 p.m., loss prevention associates at the Macy’s located at Melbourne Square Mall, watched Procopio and an unidentified female fill a Macy’s mesh shopping bags and leave them by a door in order to carry them to their awaiting vehicle.
“Procopio was detained before he could get to the car with the merchandise,” said Lt. Turner in a release.
“The unidentified female fled in the vehicle after seeing Procopio being confronted by the Macy’s associates.”
Procopio, who police say is a transient, was charged with Grand Theft and Resisting a Merchant.
If you have any information about this incident call the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6731 or call CRIMELINE at 1- 800-423-TIPS (8477)
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