COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Covington Police Department are looking for two people seen on surveillance video stealing cash and gift cards from a safe inside Walgreens Saturday evening.
According to a Covington Police Department incident report, the store manager said she heard the alarm on the emergency exit sound just before 8:15 p.m. Dec. 16. At 9:30 p.m. she went to the office and noticed the register drawers in the safe had been rearranged, but she was not sure how it happened.
She reportedly returned to work Dec. 17 and reviewed the store’s video surveillance and contacted police.
According to the report, the video showed two black males enter a digital coded locked office door at approximately 8:08 p.m. Dec. 16. The first male was reportedly wearing a black hoodie, grey t-shirt, dark jeans and tan boots. His hair was in a twist. The second male was wearing a black sweatshirt with a white shirt under it, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. His has a semi-short afro.
The first male reportedly came into the office, went to his left and unlocked the key box. After going through several keys, he found the key that opened the safe.
According to the report, after opening the safe, he removed all four cash drawers and put them on the floor. He also removed a box containing un-activated gift cards and placed it on the floor.
He removed the cash from the drawers and placed the box between the door and the door frame. He then reportedly returned the drawers to the safe, closed and locked it and returned the key to the key box.
According to the report, the second male stayed at the door looking into the office and stepping back into the hallway. Video shows both males leaving the office at approximately 8:11 p.m. with the first male carrying the box containing the gift cards.
Police noticed pry marks on the door frame and several scratches on the door. The manager reportedly told police the damage was new. Neither the amount of cash taken, nor the value of the gift cards stolen was in the report.
A CPD spokesman said there are no suspects.