SPOKANE -- After a shoplifter made off with some merchandise, one Spokane business owner turned to Facebook to catch the crook.

Facebook connects millions of people, so the owner of Swank, in Northtown Square,posted video of the shoplifter in hopes someone will help identify the woman.

Co-owner Jody Jones saysa blond woman in the video waited until the store clerk went to check on stock and then took four items from the dressing room and ran.

Jones hopes her 1,500 Facebook followers might be able to identify the shoplifter.

Jones filed a police report after the incidentlast Wednesday,but officers did not respond.

Jones says even if they don t catch this shoplifter, she hopes Facebook will deter other possible shoplifters. She will also add more security cameras to the store.

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