3 charged in connection to Ulta merchandise theft in Westport after crashing car on I-95
Three people are facing charges after police say they stole merchandise from Ulta Beauty in Westport then crashed a car on I-95.
Police say it all began at Ulta Beauty on the Post Road East where the three loaded bags full of merchandise and left without paying.
Witnesses say they saw three men walk into the store before they began violently throwing merchandise into bags as employees and customers watched in disbelief.
The incident happened around 11:30 a.m.
They say the three got into a car that made its way to I-95 but crashed on the highway.
Police say everyone ran from the car and back into town, where K-9 units were able to track them down on Treadwell Avenue.