Fayetteville Police seek suspect in 4 business thefts

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Surveillance images of the Fayetteville theft suspect.
Surveillance images of the Fayetteville theft suspect.
Fayetteville Police Department-WTVD

FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) -- The Fayetteville Police Department is seeking the public's assistance identifying a suspect responsible for committing multiple thefts in the Fayetteville area at various businesses.

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Officers with FPD have identified at least four thefts incidents that have been committed by this suspect since July of 2017.

The investigations have revealed the suspect enters the business with a bag, walks around the business, and when out of view of the employees he begins to fill the bag with merchandise.

The suspect then flees the business without paying for the merchandise.

The thefts happened at the following locations:

  • July 3, 2017 - Family Dollar located at 929 McArthur Road
  • July 7, 2017 - Family Dollar located at 3412 Murchison Road
  • July 9, 2017 - Food Lion located at 929 McArthur Road
  • August 31, 2017 - Family Dollar located at 1907 Murchison Road

Officers have obtained surveillance photos from the business and are requesting anyone who recognizes the suspect in the photos to please contact police.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or the theft investigations is asked to contact Lieutenant M. DeJesus with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 709-8446 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE "P3 Tips" app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.