Theft at Eyeglass Wearhouse

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at 5:37pm, an unidentified male black and an unidentified female white entered the Eyeglass Wearhouse store located at 1502 Bethel Road. Under the guise of shopping for eyeglasses, the couple shoplifted Dolce & Gabanna, Versace, and Ray-Ban brand eyeglass frames valued at over $1,700. The couple exited the store within five minutes. Still photos taken from the security camera can be seen on the Crime Stoppers website.

The suspects are described as: 1) Male/Black, 30 years of age, light complexion, 5’10”, 200lbs, short brown hair-balding on top, small tattoo on the right side of his neck, wearing a gray zip front sweatshirt, gray pull-over shirt and baggy jeans. 2) Female/White, late 20’s, 5’3”, 130lbs, long brown hair-worn in a ponytail, purple peacoat style jacket, purple pants, calf high boots, carrying a pattern stitched shoulder bag.

Crime Stoppers has posted a reward of up to $2,000.00 for any information received by February 13, 2013, leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” 274637, key word CMH.

Crime Stoppers does not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller. Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony. Information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors. For more information on Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, visit our website at

Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.

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