Shoplifting suspect sought in Chesapeake

Images provided by the Chesapeake Police Department.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – Police are asking for help identifying a shoplifting suspect in Chesapeake.

Kelly O’Sullivan with the Chesapeake Police Department said an unknown person took several items from the Walmart located in the 1500 block of Sam’s Circle on Aug. 2.

O’Sullivan said the same person came back to the Walmart on Aug. 9, and tried to conceal merchandise. An employee approached the individual as he was trying to leave. O’Sullivan said the man assaulted the employee when he was asked about the items, and fled on foot.

Police did not release any information about how the employee was assaulted.

If you have any information about the individual’s identity, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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