Asbury Park, NJ couple arrested after shoplifting at Target in Ocean Township, NJ
An Asbury Park couple who were caught shoplifting from the Target in the Seaview Square Mall in Ocean Township then eluded police, have been arrested.
Ocean Township Police said they responded to Target on Monday night after the pair hid what they stole and left the store.
They hopped in a vehicle and were then pulled over in the parking lot by an Ocean Township Police Officer.
As he was approaching the vehicle on foot though, police said the vehicle took off.
Following an on-scene investigation by the officer and detectives, Shannon V. Soto, 28, and Christopher J. Mobley, 27, were identified as the suspects who allegedly stole more than $600.00 of items from Target.
A warrant was issued for their arrests and on Wednesday, Mobley was arrested and charged with Shoplifting, Possession of Burglar Tools, and Criminal Mischief.
He remains in the Monmouth County Correctional Institute, pending an initial court appearance.
Soto was arrested on Thursday and charged with Eluding, Shoplifting, Possession of Burglar Tools, and Criminal Mischief.
She remains in the Monmouth County Correctional Institute as well, pending an initial court appearance.