UPDATE (March 5, 2019) — Lakytra Gardner has turned herself in to police.
UPDATE (February 27, 2019) — The female in the pink shirt from the incident at DSW has been identified as Lakytra Gardner, 29. She is wanted on a charge of shoplifting. Anyone with information on her whereabouts or the identities of any of the remaining suspects should contact Southside Precinct detectives at (912) 351-3403 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.
SAVANNAH, GA (February 22, 2019) – Southside Precinct detectives need the public’s help identifying subjects in two shoplifting cases that occurred at Oglethorpe Mall.
On Feb. 9, officers responded to DSW in the mall after an employee discovered that five pairs of shoes were stolen.
Two men and two women are being sought in connection to the case. One female was described as light skinned, around 120-130 lbs., 5-foot-5 and had waist-length black hair with a blue streak in it. The second female was light skinned, about 200 lbs, 5-foot-7 and had long braided hair. One male was described as light skinned, about 200 lbs., 6-foot-2, and had a short beard, mustache and short hair in braids. He was wearing a gray hooded jacket, sweat pants and black shoes. The second male was described as light skinned, 170-180 lbs., 5-foot-11, and had a short beard and possible gold teeth. He was wearing a gray hooded Tommy Hilfiger jacket with the word “City” on it, blue jeans and blue shoes.
On Feb. 11 officers responded to AT&T at the mall after an employee discovered an iPhone XR had been taken from a display. The incident appears to have occurred between 8:44 p.m. and 9:08 p.m. that day.
The suspect has been described a s a young, heavy-set black male who is around 5-foot-10 to 5-foot-11 and had short hair with faded sides. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black hoodie, white tank top, black pants, and white and black Nike Jordans. He was possibly traveling in a gold sedan with Tennessee plates.
Anyone with information on either case should contact Southside Precinct detectives at (912) 351-3403. Information can also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.