Police searching for Publix thief last seen in red track suit

Surveillance images from Publix. Kill Devil Hills police say the track suit was more red than orange.

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department is searching for a shoplifter who stole more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from Publix on Feb. 19.

The thief, dressed in a red track suit complete with red shoes, walked in to the store at 1530 N. Croatan Highway about 7 p.m. and made off with several stolen items, mostly medication, police said.

He left in a silver, four-door passenger car, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kill Devil Hills Police at 252-449-5337 or contact the Dare Community Crime Line here.

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