Beaufort deputies search for sunglasses thieves

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies are looking for six people they think took about $15,000 worth of sunglasses from a store in the Bluffton area.

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported ( that deputies think five women and a 16-year-old boy took part in the thefts at the Sunglass Hut twice earlier this month.

Deputies say the thieves were spotted on surveillance video at the store. Deputies say three people took more than 40 pairs of sunglasses within minutes on April 11. Three different people took more than 30 pairs from the store two days later.

Investigators think the suspects live in the Savannah or Garden City areas in Georgia.


Information from: The Island Packet,

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