Police look for armed lingerie thieves

Three people went into a Victoria’s Secret store. Monday, at Columbiana Centre and stole a voluminous amount of merchandise, according to a report from the Columbia Police Department.

“It’s believed that at least one of the male suspects was armed with a gun and threatened an employee while the suspects stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise,” according to a police department news release.

The three people went into the mall store on Harbison Boulevard before 7:30 p.m. on Monday. The police department released photos from a surveillance camera Tuesday.  The images show the suspects with the stolen merchandise in Belk bags.

Anyone with information about the incident, or anyone who recognizes the people in the picture, is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Photo: Surveillance camera images