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Retail Petit Theft: Walgreens on US 98N in Lakeland

Nov 3, 2022
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

On November 3rd at about 9:41pm, a man walked into the Walgreens store at 6780 US 98 North in Lakeland, grabbed two beverages and a lighter and approached the counter. The man then requested several packs of cigarettes.

The suspect began going through the motions of paying for his purchase with a credit card, but suddenly walked out of the store with the merchandise that still had not been paid for.

The suspect was only able to be described as a black male wearing a gray hoodie and red basketball shorts.


If you recognize the suspect, or you have information regarding this case, please contact Detective Colletti at 863-577-1600 or (Case #22-46484).

To report a tip anonymously and be eligible for a reward, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)…
Or report your information via by clicking on "Submit A Tip" tab…
Or report it by way of your smart device through the free "P3tips" app on your smart phone.
You will always remain anonymous no matter how you submit your tip.
Tips are forwarded to law enforcement for follow up. If an arrest is made based on your tip, you are eligible for a cash reward of up to $3000.00

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