Clinton Police Seek Identity of Shoplifting Suspects
Clinton, Miss. (May 17, 2016) On the morning of May 18,2016 at approximately 0328 hours, Officers responded to Wal*Mart Stores Inc., 950 U.S. Highway 80, Clinton, Mississippi, in regards to a shoplifting that had just occurred. The reporting party and store manager, advised Dispatch that two (2) black males had broken the gun cabinet, stolen property, and then fled the scene through the rear emergency exit.
The store manager advised that he was in the back of the store when an associate notified him of two (2) persons behind the counter in sporting goods. The store manager began walking to the sporting goods area when he heard a loud crash. Upon arrival to the area, the store manager observed two (2) black males behind the counter grabbing items from the broken cabinet. The store manager then ordered said males to "stop" at which time they both fled the store through the emergency exit located directly beside gun and ammo cabinets. The store manager followed the males who fled north into the front parking lot of the store.
Clinton Police are asking the public for assistance in identifying and apprehending the two suspects. Please contact Clinton Police or Crimestoppers at 601-355-tips with information regarding the identity of the suspects.