Mesa police seek public's help to ID baby formula thieves

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

MESA, Ariz. – Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man and a woman suspected of stealing baby formula from a Wal-Mart and a Target store in Mesa.

The thefts occurred on May 5 and May 9 at a Wal-Mart near Baseline and Signal Butte roads and a Target near Power Road and Southern Avenue.

Mesa police said the suspects stole a tote bag and backpack at each location and filled them with baby formula before leaving the stores.

The suspects were seen driving away in a maroon Acura with a temporary tag and a large white Acura symbol on the rear window.

The suspects are described as a white male with short red hair and a white female with medium/long dark hair.

Submit any information regarding the crime or identity of the suspects through the "Submit a Tip" option at or text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD. You will remain anonymous. You can also call 480-644-2211 and select option 2. Refer to report numbers 20141290528 and 20141310411.