PD: Man hid stolen shirts under jacket

Surveillance image from Macy's on 4/5/14. (Image provided by the Newport News Police Department)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police are looking for a man who is accused of trying to steal shirts from a Newport News department store.

Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department said around 7:45 p.m. on April 5, a man tried to leave a Macy’s without paying for six Polo shirts, which were hidden under his jacket.

McPherson said a Loss Prevention officer confronted the man and was able to get the shirts back. The Loss Prevention officer, however, was not able to apprehend the man.

The man may be involved in other larcenies, according to McPherson.

If you recognize the man in the surveillance images, you’re asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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