Cashier and Accomplices Stole $11,000 in Polo Merchandise: Police

A cashier working with several people stole $11,000 in merchandise from the Polo outlet at Clinton Crossing, according to police, and authorities are trying to identify her accomplices.

Police called this an organized retail theft case and said the crimes happened between January and March.

The employee, working as a cashier, orchestrated the thefts with four to five people who posed as customers, police said.

Police Investigate Thefts from Polo in Clinton

To steal the items, the cashier would void large transactions, then place the merchandise from the voided transactions in the customers’ bags and allow them to leave, police said.

The employee has admitted to the scam but refused to name her accomplices, who might be from the New London area, according to police.

Anyone with information should call Officer Matakaetis or Sergeant Flynn at 860-669-0451 or email or

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