Group stealing beauty supplies, liquor from Schererville stores, police say | Crime and Courts



Scherr surveillance theft

The Schererville Police Department released surveillance images of a group of people they say are stealing beauty supplies and liquor from stores. 




SCHERERVILLE — A group has been stealing liquor and beauty supply products from multiple Schererville businesses on U.S. 41, police said.

On Thursday the Schererville Police Department released surveillance images of the suspects in hopes that the public may be able to identify the individuals.

The series of thefts happened at businesses in the 1000 block of U.S. 41, police said.

A witness said the group was traveling in an older model tan GMC Yukon with Indiana

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