RETAIL THEFT (IN PROGRESS) - DOLLAR GENERAL STORE
1/2/2013 - 8:14:00 AM
1/2/13 @ 8:14 A.M. - WYBPD radio dispatched to respond to 1240 W. Market St., for a reported retail theft offense to be in progress. Additional radio broadcast advised that the perpetrator had fled the store and was last seen running east bound on W. Market St, towards the York Fairgrounds. Suspect was described as a 6'00" B/M, 20's, dark jacket with a grey hooded sweatshirt underneath. This subject also was observed dropping the stolen merchandise and changing his appearance during his flight from the store.
@ 8:16 A.M. - WYBPD did patrol and canvas the vicinity in attempt to apprehend this perpetrator. After several minutes of searching he was not located. Information was also provided that this same subject possibly committed another crime of retail theft at the Giant Store minutes prior to this incident.
Patrolmen recovered surveillance information and the merchandise was returned to an employee.
An alert, or General Police Information (GPI) was put out to surrounding jurisdictions via radio broadcast.