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Cops: Man Ties Up Woman At Tanger, Robs Store -- And Steals Her Car

The female employee works at the Aldo store.

A female Tanger employee was robbed by a man who forced his way into the store, tied her up, and stole her car, police said.

Riverhead Police said on Wednesday at 9:02 a.m., they responded to the Aldo shoe store, located at 1770 West Main Street, Suite 902, in the Riverhead Tanger Outlet Center.

According to police, the female victim, an employee at Aldo Shoes, reported that an unknown male forced his way into the business while she was opening the front door to the store. The man, police said, placed an unknown object to the back of the employee's head and forcibly removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the store.

The victim was then tied up, police said -- while the subject fled in her 2012 Hyundai Elantra, registration number FRR-4165.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Riverhead Police at 621-727-4500.

Tanger media representatives did not immediately return a request for comment.

Donna Monti December 28, 2012 at 02:53 PM
Tanger outlets have been a robbers delight since it opened. I read about robberies just about every month . More effective security would help, I usually see ONE rent a cop car driving around, for the entire outlet. And security there is a joke, people constantly park in front of stores causing problems with traffice flow, and security just drives by, instead of asking the to move. Blatant abuse of handicap parking spots, is a daily problem, yet nothing is done. What they need to do is hire security to walk the outlets and keep an eye on what goes on, not do nothing people riding around in security cars talking on their cell phones.

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