A man working at a coffee shop inside a Target in Mountain View told police that a thief grabbed his laptop and fled, making a getaway in a vehicle.
The victim said he was working in the Starbucks cafe area of the department store on Saturday, Nov. 9, when the theft occurred. He was looking down at his phone around 8:40 p.m. when a man came up behind him, grabbed his laptop and left the store, according to police spokeswoman Katie Nelson.
The victim told officers he trailed the thief outside and saw him get in a white sedan and drive away. The suspect is described as a man of unknown ethnicity, wearing a gray hoodie and gray pants.