Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


Suspected Thief Somehow Loses Shirt And Bra During Confrontation With Mall Cop

LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

A topless bandit fled a Westfield mall on Sunday, but unfortunately left behind her driver’s license, as well as her shirt and bra. A 44-year-old Asian woman whose name has not been released by authorities was allegedly attempting to steal from the Macy's at the Westfield Santa Anita Mall by stashing items in her purse, CBS LA reports. When confronted by a loss preventions officer who attempted to detain her, Arcadia police say she hit the officer several times.

Arcadia police also said that during the fight, "the suspect's shirt and bra came off."

This may sound strange, but it happens in B-horror movies all the time, right?

The suspect then ran away topless and hopped into a white Mercedes and fled. However, a witness was able to write down her plate number, and she also left behind her purse containing her ID. She hasn't been caught yet, but with all that information, it seems like it's only a matter of time.