Target store burglary suspects set fire to clothes rack in Fremont

FREMONT (BCN) — Police are investigating a burglary and arson incident that occurred Thursday at a Fremont Target store.

Officers with the Fremont Police Department responded to the Target at Pacific Commons after receiving a report regarding a clothes rack that was on fire, according to police.

Police said two suspects, a man and a woman, entered the store and committed a theft before starting the fire.

The woman shoplifted several items and placed the stolen merchandise inside a suitcase also taken from the store, while the man acted as a lookout police said.

The pair then set a rack of clothes on fire, according to police.

As employees and customers checked on the fire, the suspects fled the store, police said.

A description of the suspects was not immediately available.

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