Johnston Police looking to identify man suspected of stealing over $10,000 worth of glasses

JOHNSTON, RI (WLNE) – Police are searching for a man they suspect of stealing more than $10,000 worth of eyeglasses.

Johnston Police say they arrived to OPTX Rhode Island on Hartford Avenue just prior to the theft around 3:45 p.m. on May 15.

Witnesses describe the man as a tall, skinny, black male in his early 20s. The man also had short dark brown hair and appeared to have a beard which covered by a surgical mask, according to police.

Through surveillance footage, police noticed the suspect flee the area in a newer model silver GMC Terrain with unknown registration.

Police ask anyone with information to call Detective Thomas Dwyer at 401-757-3158 or Detective Anthony Sasso at 401-757-3146.


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