WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are reaching out to the public for help in identifying a shoplifting suspect.
According to Warwick police, the man left the Walmart on Post Road Monday evening carrying a television with the security tag still attached.
When an employee confronted the suspect, police say the man pulled out a large kitchen knife and waved it at the employee.
The suspect is described as a white man in his mid-30s who stands about 5-foot-7 and has a tattoo on his right bicep. He was wearing a white v-neck t-shirt and dark-colored basketball shorts and fled in a gray Honda Element.
Police said similar incidents involving the same suspect have been reported in Johnston, North Attleboro and Seekonk.