New security measure stops woman from stealing at Dayton Kroger

Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @ 10:33 PM

A new security measure stopped a woman from stealing more than $300 worth of groceries from a Smithville Road Kroger Tuesday afternoon. 

According to a Dayton police report, the cart a female attempted to push out of the store filled with more than $300 in stolen meats locked once she reached the entrance.  

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The new security measure prevents shopping carts from leaving the store if they have not been through a checkout line, a loss prevention officer told police. 

The suspect, described as a heavy-set white female, fled the scene in a tan Ford Escape with Ohio plate number HGU8198 once confronted, the report says. 

A cellphone video of the suspect was sent to police.