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Unified Police: Man asked for extra bags, used them to steal $14K in coats from Millcreek REI

REI Coat Theft
Posted at 10:02 AM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 12:02:50-04

Unified Police are asking for the public's help in capturing a man accused of stealing coats worth thousands of dollars from the REI store in Millcreek.

According to UPD, the suspect made a small purchase and asked a cashier for extra bags, then went back into the store and filled the bags with "high end coats."

"The suspect then walked out of the store with the bags full of coats holding the receipt," UPD said in a Facebook post.

Police said the stolen coats are worth $14,000.

Anyone with information on the man's identity is urged to call UPD at 801-743-4000 and reference case #20-123369.