Polk detectives looking for sporting goods thief

The suspect’s image was captured on store video at one of the local Dick’s Sporting Goods locations.

POLK COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in a Retail Theft investigation. Since April 2015, there have been multiple incidents of sporting equipment thefts from Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Lakeland and Davenport stores.

The suspect’s image was captured on store video at one of the local Dick’s Sporting Goods locations. The suspect, described as a white male, with glasses, and brown hair, approximately 6’2” and weighing approximately 170 pounds, was observed walking into the business where he removed several expensive baseball gloves from the shelf, then left the store without paying.

The same suspect has been seen at several Dick’s Sporting Goods Stores throughout the State of Florida.

Anyone with information on the below pictured suspect, please contact Detective Det. DeWeese at 863-271-0940, or 863-298-6200.

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