ABILENE, Texas -

Employees of a book store located in the Mall of Abilene are reporting the loss of thousands of dollars in merchandise.  

According to a police incident report, a Books-A-Million employee noticed the thefts while taking inventory. Approximately $3,939 worth of journals and eyeglasses have been stolen since September 2012.

At this time, it is not clear whether the thefts are internal. Anonymous tips can be reported to Abilene Crime Stoppers at (325) 676-TIPS.