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Public’s Help Sought to Identify Shoplifter at Mathews Department Store

Public’s Help Sought to Identify Shoplifter at Mathews Department Store

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted for stealing several hundred dollars of merchandise from a Mathews department store.

On March 25, 2018, deputies responded to a reported shoplifting incident at the Walmart Supercenter located at 4858 Highway 1 in Mathews. According to employees, the incident had occurred the day prior when a man stole a shopping cart full of items. The man arrived to the parking lot at around 5:45 p.m. and left the business with the several hundred dollars in merchandise over an hour later.

The suspect is described as white male with medium to dark complexion with short hair and a beard. He has tattoos covering both forearms, a small tattoo over his right eye, and a tattoo on the right side of his neck. He was driving a white sedan with a sunroof and chrome-colored rims. The vehicle reportedly did not have a license plate displayed.

Anyone who may be able to identify the suspect, or anyone with any information on this crime, is asked to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at Tips can also be submitted using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.