Wallet thief targets Middleton business | Business
In the past week, the Middleton Police Department has taken two reports of wallets being stolen from a restricted employee areas at a Middleton business.
Police said the calls came from a business in the 1300 block of Deming Way.
In at least one case, the thief was found to have entered the business via a secluded and unlocked employee door, police said.
After entering the business, the thief went to a nearby cubicle area and stole an employee’s wallet from an unattended purse, police said. The man left the building on foot after being seen, they said.
He is described as a white or light-skinned male with an average build and a height of about 5 feet 11 inches. He was wearing sunglasses, a beanie and had on a gray hooded sweatshirt with jeans. He was last seen getting in a gold four-door car with a rear spoiler that was parked across the street.
The Middleton Police Department has warned businesses to secure all secluded doors and not leave them unlocked, even during business hours. Employees are encouraged to secure any items of value while at work, especially cellphones, iPods and wallets.
Anyone with information about the thefts is asked to contact the Middleton Police Department at 608-824-7300.