Mandurah craft store incident witnesses sought

Mandurah craft store incident witnesses sought

MANDURAH Detectives are seeking information about a woman accused of stealing items from a Mandurah craft store, throwing items at staff and telling staff she had a knife.

Two women were in the Dower Street craft store when one woman attempted to leave the store without paying for several items on Saturday, March 26 at about 5pm.

Police said staff attempted to stop her leaving the store and she threw various items at them; the woman claimed she had a knife.

The woman left the store, crossed Dower Street and was last seen walking near Thomson Street.

She was described as being 40 to 50 years of age, about 160-170cms tall, with a slim build, olive complexion, light brown shoulder length hair with light streaks and brown eyes.

She was wearing a dark coloured jacket with pink stripes down the arms, dark coloured flared bottom pants and she was carrying a large brown bag and a pink bag with wheels.

The second woman was described as being about the same age, with white skin, a slim build, long dark coloured hair and acne scarring on her face.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the incident or who can identify the women.

They would particularly like to speak to the occupants of a dark coloured sedan outside the store who may have seen the woman as she left the store.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 .