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Police Seek Shopping Cart Bandit in Hampton Bays

About 75 shopping carts stolen from King Kullen.

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There is a cart capper afoot in Hampton Bays Southampton Town Police are looking for someone who stole about 75 shopping carts from outside the King Kullen 52 East Montauk Highway between December 2nd and December 9th. The individual (or possibly group of people given the magnitude of the crime) is being sought by police and a reward is being offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.


Photo of shopping cart courtesy of Suffolk County Police Department.


Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.