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Five Queens women arrested for allegedly stealing from Oceanside Victoria's Secret and other locations


The Nassau County Police Department arrested five women in connection with larcenies at four Victoria’s Secret locations, including the store on Long Beach Road in Oceanside.

On Saturday, the NCPD arrested Ariel Phipps, 19, Adrian Phipps, 18, Adriana Phipps, 18, and Armoni Nesbit, 21, all of Far Rockaway, Queens, and Mariah Pearson, 20, of Arverne, Queens, for allegedly entering four Victoria’s Secret stores, removing items from the shelves and leaving the businesses without paying.

Ariel and Adrian Phipps were each charged with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, while the others were charged with one count.

According to police, the defendants allegedly stole items from Victoria’s Secret in Oceanside on Jan. 24 at 4:25 p.m., and also took merchandise from the North Broadway Mall, in Hicksville, on Jan. 24 at 5:55 p.m. and again on Feb. 2 at 2:10 p.m., as well as from the New Hyde Park location on Union Turnpike on Feb. 2 at 1:13 p.m.

All five suspects were arraigned on Monday at First District Court in Hempstead.