Shoplifting Incident in Smyrna Prompts Investigation: Authorities Seek Public Assistance

Dec 04, 2023 at 10:42 am by WGNS News

Photos Released by Smyrna Police Dept.

Smyrna, TN - On the afternoon of November 15, 2023, an unsettling incident unfolded in Smyrna, Tennessee, as three females entered a local store and brazenly left without paying for multiple cartloads of merchandise, according to Smyrna Police. The unnamed retailer, requesting anonymity at this time, reported the theft to local authorities. The stolen items' value has yet to be disclosed, but the incident has prompted a swift response from law enforcement.


Detective Steve Martin of the Smyrna Police Department is leading the investigation and is urging anyone with information about the identities or whereabouts of the three subjects to come forward. Detective Martin can be reached at (615) 267-5432 or via email at The collaboration with the community is crucial in solving this case and holding the perpetrators accountable for their actions.

In an effort to protect the ongoing investigation, the retailer involved has requested that its business name not be disclosed at this time. Authorities are hopeful that the public's assistance will aid in identifying the suspects and bring a swift resolution to this incident.

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