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"Baby Crew" hits five malls in six months

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Police are searching for a shoplifting ring they've nicknamed the "Baby Crew" for the baby worn strapped to one man's chest as he commits the crimes. 

Police tell 11Alive's Kevin Rowson the group includes a man, woman, juvenile male, and baby.  They've hit five Metro Atlanta malls over six months. Each crime was captured on surveillance video. 

In the video captured on August 15, 2015, police say the group shoplifted from a store at Northpoint Mall. In the video, one man appears to have a young baby strapped to his chest as he walks through the store.

Photos | Surveillance Images

When the crew leaves, they are chased by loss prevention officers. Video shows the man with the baby, rush between moving cars in the parking lot. According to Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, the suspects fled in a black Ford Explorer. Watch the video above or click here.

They are calling them "serial felony shoplifters." The crew is accused of shoplifting from stores at Stonecrest Mall, Cumberland Mall, Gwinnett Place Mall and Lenox Mall.  Police say the video shows the suspects checking a phone several times before stealing specific items. Police say it appears they are stealing items laid out in a specific list. 

Anyone with information about the identity the of the suspects is asked to contact the Alpharetta case detective at 678-297-6322 or through our anonymous tip line at 678-297-6307.

Photos | Mug shots


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