published Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Dalton, Ga., police search for Halloween Walmart thief

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    Suspect in Dalton Theft

Dalton police are looking for a man who stole a hammer and crowbar, then used those tools to steal $600 in cash from a Walmart early Halloween morning.

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the man caught on surveillance video, said police spokesman Bruce Frazier.

About 1:30 a.m. Monday, a man wearing all black used the stolen tools to pry open the cash register in a section of the store that wasn’t staffed, Frazier said. The suspect grabbed the cash and fled on foot, he said.

The suspect is described as a black male with short hair, wearing a black hooded sweater and black pants.

Anyone with any information or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Ricky Long at 706-278-9085, extension 168.

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dao1980 said...

Someone stole Halloween?!?!?!?!

Suspect number one should be the grinch, he already has a rap sheet for taking Christmas.. right?

November 2, 2011 at 2:17 p.m.
JJohn said...

Not too sure why anyone would leave a stocked register in a section of the store that wasn't staffed. Also, how did the thief know about the money?

Smells fishy. Inside job.

November 2, 2011 at 2:51 p.m.
GlacierClipper said...

Walmart makes some terrible business decisions, many come back to haunt them. This thief of money could have been prevented, but Walmart managers made a decision to leave the money at the register. Knowing Walmart the chopping block becomes active in this fatal decision and management will feel the chopping.

Corporate stupidity is just as bad as corporate greed.

Hammer and crowbar made in China?

November 3, 2011 at 1:51 a.m.
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