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Burglar Hides in Target until after Closing, Smashes Displays

A masked man stole electronics and wheeled them out the back door of the Pikesville store on Reisterstown Road.

iPads, iPods and Nooks are missing from Target after a burglar hid in the store until after closing, stole the items and wheeled them away in shopping cart.

Between 12:52 a.m. and 1:05 a.m. Saturday, a man wearing all black, including a black ski mask and gloves or socks on his hands, emerged from the receiving area of the Pikesville store at 1737 Reisterstown Road with a tool and two bags, according to a report by Baltimore County police.

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"The suspect then smashed several display cases and removed iPads, iPad minis, iPods and Nook HDs," the report states.

He then put the items into a shopping cart, went out a rear door and ran southbound, the report states.

The suspect is described as a male, age 18 to 30. He wore a black shirt, jacket, pants and shoes.

The shopping cart was found near AMF Pikesville Lanes.

Gina May 16, 2013 at 07:18 PM
Damn shame.
G-lo May 17, 2013 at 12:31 PM
Where was security, when closing the store???
bassist1956 May 17, 2013 at 01:07 PM
Again where is the description. Gotta be politically correct. Was he wearing a shirt from Princeton or Harvard?
commentmaker4 May 20, 2013 at 12:09 PM
Description: He was dressed in all black inc a ski mask and had black gloves on. He could be anybody..and yes, I get your drift..
wwjd May 20, 2013 at 01:06 PM
Target Corporation is in need of a security consultant.
Jackie May 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM
It does seem odd that there was no security around. Inside job??

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