Teen faces shoplifting charges

•BUFORD - A 17-year-old Peachtree Ridge High School student was arrested Saturday at the Mall of Georgia in Buford and charged with shoplifting.

According to a police report, Nordstrom store loss prevention officers watched Linda Nguyen of 1000 Duluth Highway in Lawrenceville enter a fitting room with clothing then exit the room having concealed the items.

A loss prevention officer said the teen concealed a bathing suit worth $164 under her clothing then attempted to leave the store without paying.

The teen was detained by loss prevention officers and taken to the Gwinnett County Jail.

Thief steals change from dryers

•DULUTH - Someone damaged three clothes dryers and stole change from the machines at the Saratoga Springs Apartments on Monday, an apartment resident reported.

According to a police report, an unknown amount of quarters were taken from the three machines in the laundry room of the apartments located at 4201 Pleasant Lake Village Lane in Duluth.

- From state reports