KPD e-News Release: Detectives Request Citizen Assistance in Identifying Thief

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Detectives Request Citizen Assistance in Identifying Thief
DATE: February 24, 2015
CASE #: 15-002033
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On January 29, 2015 at approximately 5:30 PM, a white male suspect shoplifted a felonious amount of merchandise from Wal-Mart, located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport. The stolen items, with a combined total value of nearly $900, included an assortment of power and hand tools, electronics, and camping equipment.

A photograph of the suspect captured by video surveillance is included in this release. He is pictured pushing the stolen merchandise in a shopping cart as he exits the store. A clip from the actual video footage has been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

http://youtu.be/_dsiT_iWkBI

Anyone who recognizes him is asked to contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

http://police.KingsportTN.gov/Citizen_Feedback

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit