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Man Makes Off with Over $700 in Tools from Medford Lowes, Police Report

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SCPD: A man stole two Dewalt Lithium Ion Impact Drivers from Lowes on December 19.

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SCPD are seeking the public’s help to identify the man who stole merchandise from a Medford store.

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Medford, NY - January 9, 2017 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a Medford store last month.
 
A man stole two Dewalt Lithium Ion Impact Drivers from Lowes, located at 2796 Route 112 on December 19 at approximately 2:40 p.m. The stolen merchandise has a value of approximately $715.
 
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.