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Series of shoplifting incidents at Home Depot

Published 9:04 am, Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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Police are investigating three shoplifting incidents reported last weekend at Home Depot, 541 Kings Highway Cutoff.

The first incident took place Friday when a man, described by police as white, in his 50s with a gray beard and tattoo on the left side of his neck, stole $106 worth of electrical wire. He was wearing jeans and a blue and white jacket, police said, and left the lot in white Chevrolet van with a New York registration. The same suspect is believed to have stolen $812 worth of merchandise from the Home Depot in Stratford that day as well, according to police.

On Saturday morning, police said a man attempted to steal another $441 worth of merchandise from the same store. The suspect, police said, fled in a white Ford Expedition with New York license plates.

Also on Saturday, police said a man in his early 30s and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt took a $700 generator from the store.