Troopers Seeking to Identify Suspect in Retail Theft





January 9, 2023

Troopers Seeking to Identify Suspect in Retail Theft

White Township, PA – Troopers are seeking to identify a suspect involved in an incident of retail theft at Walmart, 3100 Oakland Avenue, White Township, Indiana County.

On January 1, 2023 at approximately 1:33 p.m., the male suspect walked out of the Walmart store with $396 in merchandise without attempting to pay for same. The suspect then fled in a dark blue/silver, two-tone mid to late 2000’s Mercury Mariner SUV, which was observed to have damage to its rear, passenger side bumper area. The vehicle was last seen traveling east on SR 286/Oakland Avenue.

The suspect is described as a Black, non-Hispanic male, approximately 55 years of age, with short black hair, a gray goatee, and gray sideburns. He was observed wearing a white, button-down shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tpr. Nicholas Smith at 724-357-1960.

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Reference CAD Number: PA2023-3450; Investigating Officer: Tpr. Nicholas Smith

MEDIA CONTACT: TFC. Cliff Greenfield, 724-357-1998 / Twitter: @PSPTroopAPIO

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Monday, January 9, 2023 - 2:45pm

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