SCHERERVILLE – Police are searching for a theft suspect who they believe is connected to a new T.J. Maxx theft.
Schererville police responded to T.J. Maxx in the Town Square Shopping Center on Main Street in reference to a fleeing shoplifter Sunday.
The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens or early twenties, approximately 6-foot-2, with a goatee and short beard, wearing a black North Face jacket, according to a Schererville police Facebook post.
This is the second incident involving the store this month.
Schererville police filed an arrest warrant for Joseph Robert-Paul Peppin, 29, of Griffith, as the suspect in the Jan. 5 theft.
Anyone with information on these suspects is asked to call the Schererville Police Criminal Investigation Division at 219-322-5000 or the Crime Tip Hotline at 219-865-4646.