Valparaiso Police are investigating the theft of merchandise from the Valparaiso Strack and Van Til, located at 1836 Calumet Ave. The thefts have occurred on multiple occasions in October at various times.  The male and female subjects entered the store and selected several hundred dollars’ worth of merchandise and exited the store without making any attempt to pay for the items on two separate occasions. The male and female were seen loading their items into and leaving the area in a Silver Chevrolet Traverse.  The license plate is known to be an Indiana In God We Trust plate, ending in 76. If you have information please contact Detective Sergeant Melanie Sheets at 219-462-2135. Information can also be texted to TIP411 (847-411) and enter “Valpo” in the message field prior to sending the message. To aid in identification of tips regarding these individuals, please add “Stracks” in the first line of your message.  Check out WIMS FACEBOOK for pictures and more details.