VALPARAISO — Police now have the identity of a man they were seeking in the wake of the theft of $1,900 in items from the local Walmart store at 2400 Morthland Drive.
The man was identified Friday after police released photos of him and a vehicle in question, according to the local department. The investigation is reportedly ongoing.
The thefts occurred April 2 and 3, police said.
The man in the photographs entered the store, selected the items, including a large quantity of motor oil, and then left without attempting to pay, police said.
The man left the area in a white Chrysler PT Cruiser each time, according to police.
Anyone with information regarding the case is encouraged to contact Detective Jason Hamilton at 219-462-2135. Information can also be texted to TIP411 (847-411) and enter “Valpo” in the message field prior to sending the message.