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FORT MEADE: Fraud/Theft at Dollar General store

Jun 23, 2021
Media Contact : Alicia Manautou, PIO

Do you recognize this man – or the logo on his shoes?Fraud Suspect

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fraud that occurred at the Fort Meade Dollar General store (109 Charleston Ave. South) on June 23, 2021.

At around 4:45 p.m. on that Wednesday, the suspect distracted the store clerk and stole two gift cards worth $400 each and other items, totaling around $850. Less than an hour after the theft, the suspect used the cards at a Lakeland Publix (3636 Harden Blvd.).
 
If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Detective Kelley at 863-499-2400 (case #21-26320). 

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