Crime: Fraud 2019036035

Fraud 2019036035

On 9/30/19, at approximately 3:15 p.m., a male entered a hardware store on Laskin Rd. and claimed that he had purchased items but had forgotten them and left the store.  The male stated that he did not have a receipt because it was packed away in preparation for a trip.  The male created a scene when the manager said she could not locate a transaction that matched the claims.  The manager became distracted and gave the male $369.98 in cash.  Since the event, the manager has been unable to locate any transaction to match.

Suspect is described as a white male, late 40’s–early 50’s, approximately 6 feet, 220 pounds. He was balding but had some dark hair.  The suspect left the scene in a new model, black Chevrolet Silverado pickup, crew cab, bed appearing to have a tonneau cover, license 822-6884.  Tag search was negative.