UPDATE: This individual has been identified. The investigation is continuing.
Bay Roberts RCMP is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in an alleged shoplifting incident that took place on December 2, 2021, from a local grocery store.
On Thursday, police responded to a report of a theft from a grocery store in Bay Roberts. At approximately 4:00 p.m., a man entered the store and loaded up his cart with various expensive grocery items. He departed the business a short time later, without paying for the estimated $900.00 worth of merchandise.
The suspect, wearing a hooded black and grey coat, a non-medical mask, a black and green ball cap, blue jeans and black shoes, was captured on store's video surveillance system. Once outside the store, the man was seen placing the stolen goods inside a small grey car, believed to be a newer model Chevrolet Spark. The vehicle had no licence plate attached.
Anyone who can identify the individual captured on surveillance, or who has information regarding this crime, is asked to contact the Bay Roberts RCMP at 709-786-2118 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.