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Man wanted for trying to steal food from Walmart

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According to Sgt. Williams from the Southport Police Department, the man pictured above tried to steal several food items in a shopping cart from the store on July 21, shortly before 10:30 a.m. (Source: Southport Police Dept.) According to Sgt. Williams from the Southport Police Department, the man pictured above tried to steal several food items in a shopping cart from the store on July 21, shortly before 10:30 a.m. (Source: Southport Police Dept.)
SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) -

Police in Southport are asking for the public's help in finding someone they believe tried to steal from the Walmart along Highway 211.

According to Sgt. Williams from the Southport Police Department, the man pictured above tried to steal several food items in a shopping cart from the store on July 21, shortly before 10:30 a.m.

When a store employee approached the suspect, police say he left the shopping cart behind and took off running.

Police have not been able to positively identify the man,  and it is not clear if he lives in the area.

If anyone has information on this case, you're asked to contact the Southport Police Department at 910-457-7911.

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