KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Detectives Attempting to Identify Felony Shoplifters

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

SUBJECT: Kingsport Detectives Attempting to Identify Felony Shoplifters
DATE: June 12, 2017
CASE #: 17-010260
On May 3, 2017 at approximately 3:15 AM, two unidentified white male suspects shoplifted in excess of $1,000 in merchandise from Wal-Mart, located at 2500 West Stone Drive in Kingsport. The culprits loaded nine (9) DVD players and miscellaneous grocery items into a shopping cart and wheeled the cart out of the store without paying for any of the items.

The incident was captured by store surveillance cameras. Photos of the suspects taken from that video footage have been included in this release. A clip of the actual video has also been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

Anyone who can assist with the identification of either of these suspects is asked to contact Detectives at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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