Peabody Victoria's Secret robbed of 72 brasAP , Associated Press
Aug. 30, 2013 8:12 AM ET
PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — Peabody police are investigating the theft of almost $4,000 worth of women's undergarments from the Victoria's Secret at the Northshore Mall.
The pilfering of 72 bras worth $52 each reported Thursday is the latest of nine thefts from the store since April, but may be the biggest.
The Salem News (http://bit.ly/14dFRq6 ) reports that a store employee contacted police around 1 p.m. Thursday to report the theft.
The store reported the loss of $1,500 of merchandise just a week ago. Before that, it reported that 60 bras had been stolen in the days before July 16, and on June 9 "another high-volume panty larceny" had occurred.
In another incident in May, store workers say 165 pairs of underwear had been stolen.
There have been no arrests in any of the thefts.
Information from: The Salem (Mass.) News, http://www.salemnews.com