KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Detectives Soliciting Public Assistance in Main Street Pizza Burglary Investigation

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Detectives Soliciting Public Assistance in Main Street Pizza Burglary Investigation
DATE: February 6, 2018
CASE #: 18-001909
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On the morning of January 20, 2018, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers were called to Main Street Pizza, located at 242 East Main Street in Downtown Kingsport, to investigate a burglary to the business. Their subsequent investigation uncovered video surveillance footage of a lone suspect dressed in tan coveralls and black gloves, mask, and hood.

The unidentified suspect could be seen entering the business earlier that same morning at approximately 6:30 AM. The suspect then forced open an office door, ransacked the office, pried open a safe, stole an undisclosed amount of cash, and left out the back door.

A photo of the suspect, taken from surveillance video, has been included in this release. Three excerpts from the surveillance footage have been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the links below:

https://youtu.be/oZBsYgcOimI

https://youtu.be/z4thJD8rCWk

https://youtu.be/aIml3OMU0nk

Anyone who recognizes this individual, or who may have any additional information which may help Detectives solves this case, is asked to contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division 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:

https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/police-department/contact-us

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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

ThomasMPatton

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