HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Three women are arrested for attempting to steal merchandise from a Harlingen retail store.
On May 20, Harlingen police were dispatched to 1129 Morgan Blvd. in reference to a theft in progress.
Police spoke to the store's Loss Prevention Officer who reported that she had observed three females in the women's department concealing bottles of perfumes in their shorts.
All three then approached a display and one woman began concealing items into her purse as the other two stood as lookouts.
As the women were attempting to exit the store, the Loss Prevention Officer, detained them and escorted them to a office where the stolen items were recovered.
Police identified the women as Norma Linda Mendoza, 45, Jessica Lee Zarate, 18, and Brenda Renee Zuniga,19, and all three were charged with theft of property.