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Blotter: Jan. 23

Jia You

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Toy thefts reported at Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, 1630 Sherman Ave., reported two cases of toy theft Tuesday.

Staff observed a 5-foot-tall woman in a blue winter coat and jeans entering the restroom with $45 worth of toys at 1 p.m. Tuesday, police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The woman left the restroom half an hour later, and staff members found empty toy boxes in the washroom.

A similar incident occurred Jan. 13 when a woman stole $85 worth of toys from the store, including a crime scene investigation toy kit.

Police suspect the same person was involved in both incidents.

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Jia You, City Editor

Jia You was the City editor of The Daily. Her other past positions include assistant City editor. She is from Shenzhen, China, and has interned at the...