Police: Man broke into Perimeter Mall, stole nearly $7K in fragrances

Dunwoody police are searching for a suspected fragrance connoisseur accused of shooting his way into Perimeter Mall and stealing nearly $7,000 worth of cologne and perfume.

The burglary occurred two days after Christmas around 6:20 a.m., well before the mall opened, Dunwoody police said Wednesday in a Facebook post.

On 12/27/2020 at approximately 6:20 AM, Carlos Rernard Taylor is accused of entering and burglarizing Perimeter Mall as...

Posted by Dunwoody Police Department on Wednesday, February 3, 2021

According to investigators, Carlos Rernard Taylor, 29, entered the mall after shooting out a glass door. Once inside, he’s accused of breaking into a kiosk and stealing an estimated $6,790 in fragrances before leaving.

Taylor is wanted on two counts of burglary and one count each of reckless conduct, fleeing and eluding, and possession of a firearm during theft, authorities said.

Anyone with information about the burglary or Taylor’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Tim Waldron at 678-382-6911 or email him at tim.waldron@dunwoodyga.gov. Those wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to submit their tips online.

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