According to the Irvine Police Department, the suspect, later identified as 33-year-old Andrew Michael Standridge, who was caught on surveillance video - is seen walking into a Target store, snatching an iPad from a Target employee, then running away.
A suspect accused of stealing $39,000 worth of merchandise from Target stores across Southern California is wanted by Irvine police. / Irvine PD
Police said they first notified the public of Standridge's alleged crimes last October, but he had remained on the loose and had apparently continued hitting up Target stores across the region. Specific store locations were not released.