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Watertown police looking for man who shoplifted at Stop & Shop

WATERTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - The Watertown Police Department is searching for a man who is suspected of shoplifting and threatening at the Stop & Shop on Straits Turnpike in Watertown

The suspect is described as a white man in his thirties wearing a New York Yankees shirt, a tan hat, and sunglasses. He is believed to be operating a white Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. 

On July 17th, the man loaded a carriage full of items ranging from beer and wine, beauty care, and seafood for a total of $480.09. The man did not pay for the items and allegedly walked out of the door of the store. 

When Stop & Shop employees tried to stop the man, he allegedly made references to having a gun or a knife.

Anyone with information on the identity of the man is asked to notify the Watertown Police Department at 860-945-5200 or Crimestoppers at 860-945-9940. An anonymous cash reward is being offered for the capture and conviction of the suspect.


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