Police: Suspect Wanted Five-Finger Discount

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Photo: Surveillance/CPD

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Authorities with the Columbia Police Department say a man is wanted for trying to get a fiver-finger discount at a retail store before breaking into a SUV.

The man is accused of stealing a $40 FM transmitter from the Wal-mart located at 7520 Garners Ferry Road on February 29 before breaking into a car and stealing additional items.

After the suspect allegedly stole the transmitter, he broke into a parked 2014 Dodge charger and stole a coach handbag valued at $600 and a $200 iPad mini.

Authorities believe that the suspect left the parking lot in a white SUV.

If you recognize the suspect or know who may own/operate the SUV, call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. Text CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information or go to: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.

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