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Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man responsible for a number of thefts from two local grocery stores.


Between July 11- 21, officers responded to eight separate reports of a shoplifter at the Portland Street and Joseph Howe Drive locations of the Atlantic Superstore. Six of the thefts occurred at the Dartmouth location and two at the Halifax location. In all instances, a man entered the store and left with a number of items without paying. In most cases it was a large number of DVD’s, but in one occasion it was a few sets of earphones.


The suspect is described as a white man in his mid to late twenties, medium build, often wearing sunglasses and a baseball cap.


Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016.Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.


Source: Media Release

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