KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Requests Assistance in Identifying Thief Who Broke into Vending Machine

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: K.P.D. Requests Assistance in Identifying Thief Who Broke into Vending Machine
DATE: February 2, 2016
CASE #: 15-024349
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On November 8, 2015 at approximately 6:00 PM an unidentified suspect forced open a vending machine outside of Food City, located at 1205 North Eastman Road in Kingsport. The suspect then stole an unspecified amount of cash and coin that had been housed inside of the machine.

The incident was captured on store surveillance video, and photos from that footage of the suspect and his vehicle are included in this release. The suspect appears to be a white male, while his vehicle appears to be a gray 4-door sedan, possibly an older model Honda Accord.

Anyone who recognizes him or his vehicle 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