State police seek suspect in theft


STATE POLICE SUSPECT ¿ A man in a neon yellow hoodie, shown on a store camera, is wanted for trying to steal from Walmart on Rome-Taberg Road, state police said. The man, described as either white or Hispanic, was confronted by store personnel, troopers said, but was able to flee the store. (Photo submitted)

STATE POLICE SUSPECT — A man in a neon yellow hoodie, shown on a store camera, is wanted for trying to steal from Walmart on Rome-Taberg Road, state police said. The man, described as either white or Hispanic, was confronted by store personnel, troopers said, but was able to flee the store. (Photo submitted)

A man in a neon yellow hoodie is wanted for trying to steal from Walmart on Rome-Taberg Road.

State police said the man, described as either white or Hispanic, was caught trying to steal multiple items from Walmart at about 10:15 a.m. Dec. 21. He was confronted by store personnel, then fled on foot.

The man had greased down, shoulder-length black hair, troopers said.

He wore a black winter hat, faded black jeans with white designs on the back pockets, and a neon yellow hoodie, with black printing on the front.

Anyone with information on the thief is asked to call investigators at 337-0036. All calls will be kept confidential.