KPD e-News Release: Detectives Asking for Assistance in Identifying Couple Suspected in Felony Shoplifting

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

SUBJECT: Detectives Asking for Assistance in Identifying Couple Suspected in Felony Shoplifting
DATE: May 8, 2014
On May 8, 2014 at approximately 9:50 PM, a white male and white female couple shoplifted merchandise from Wal-Mart, located at 2500 West Stone Drive in Kingsport.

The suspects damaged a locked enclosure in the Automotive Department, giving them access to two Pioneer CD/DVD combination players with a combined value in excess of $500. They carried the items to the Lawn and Garden Department, where they opened the packages and concealed the contents in the front pocket of the male suspect’s hooded sweatshirt.

The couple then left the store and completed their getaway in a red Chevrolet Cavalier 4-door sedan. A photo of the suspect captured on store surveillance video is included in this release. The actual video footage has been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

Detectives are asking for anyone who can help them identify either of these suspect to contact them in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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