Several people were taken into custody Tuesday afternoon, and are believed to be part of a retail theft team, Madison police said.
Just after 3 p.m., Madison police officers were sent to the Target at 4301 Lien Road for a report of a retail theft, officials said.
During the investigation, a vehicle associated with the incident was found nearby, according to a release. Officers stopped the vehicle and took several people into custody.
Harry J. Hale, 21, of Madison, Chad R. Seltzner, 21, of Sun Prairie, Kristi M. Wolter, 20, of Madison, Deja L. C. Montgomery, 20, of Madison and Myra L. Pettibone, 29, of Sun Prairie were arrested on tentative charges of retail theft or party to a crime of retail theft.
Madison police said some of the suspects indicated they work as a retail theft team, and that they have been involved in repeated criminal acts targeting different retail stores.