$20,000 In Prom Dresses Stolen From Store
Forty dresses taken during late night burglary
Officer Rick Vanderclock reported that he responded to a burglary at the facility shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
The incident report states that the owner Patricia Dowling told Vanderclock that, along with the 40 dresses, $600 in cash was taken from the register.
Police reported the dresses were worth between $200 and $700 each.
Dowling told police she closed the business Tuesday at 9 p.m. and arrived at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday to open the establishment.
The report states that the rear door of the facility was not secured.
Police reported that tuxedos on racks on the first floor were dropped on the ground; the dresses were located on the second floor.
The report states that Dowling said whoever entered the business left a cup from Five Guys Burgers and Fries at the business.
Vanderclock reported that he saw a security system inside the store but was told by Dowling that the cameras at the business do not record anything.
Wayne police detectives took photographs and processed the scene.
Dowling could not be reached for comment.
Anyone with information regarding the incident can call the Wayne Police Detective Bureau at 973-633-3530.