Police search for shrimp thief in Colchester


COLCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) – Police are looking for a man they say stole several hundred dollars worth of shrimp from a local grocery store.

Police say on Tuesday, May 3rd, the man entered the Stop & Shop, picked out the shrimp and then passed all the registers and walked right out the door. The store security personnel and manager tried to detain him, and in doing so were able to get about half of the merchandise back.

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The man however got away. He took off in a small silver SUV, possible a Honda CR-V which was left running in the parking lot.  The vehicle did not have any registration plates on it.

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Police are asking anyone who recognizes this man to call them at 860-537-7270.

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