Albany police on the hunt for wig thieves

Albany police on the hunt for wig thieves
According to APD, two women took a wig from Albany Beauty and now they need your help finding the women responsible.

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Police Department (APD) needs your help identifying two women who teamed up to steal a wig from Albany Beauty Store.

A video on APD’s Facebook page captured the two women working together to steal the wig back in February.

Wig Stolen From Albany Beauty

Investigators with the Albany Police Department need your help identifying two women who worked together to steal a wig from Albany Beauty. One woman snatches the wig, they both exit the store together then drive off. If you know the women, call Albany Area Crime Stoppers at 229-436-TIPS or the Albany Police Department at 229-431-2100.

Posted by Albany Ga Police Department on Tuesday, April 23, 2019

According to the post, one woman is seen snatching the wig, then they both exit the store together and drive off.

People who work at the store said they’ve been a victim to break-ins and thefts in the past.

“First it’s shocking that they’re still out there, but hopefully with us doing this, that hopefully it will give a chance for them to get caught,” said Toni Posey, the assistant manager at Albany Beauty.

Toni Posey, the assistant manager at Albany Beauty (Source: WALB)
Toni Posey, the assistant manager at Albany Beauty (Source: WALB)

Posey said they’ve increased security, have working cameras and hired secret shoppers to prevent thefts at their store.

In fact, workers said secret shoppers made the report to the store about the two women running out the store.

If you recognize the women, you’re asked to call the Albany Area CrimeSTOPPERS at (229) 436-TIPS.

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