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Another shrimp theft, this time in Naugatuck

The suspects loaded up their bags with shrimp, bacon and Kool-Aid
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Naugatuck shrimp theft suspects and vehicle

NAUGATUCK, Connecticut — Police are investigating the theft of shrimp from a Naugatuck grocery store on Sunday. Last month, a thief stole $1,000 worth of shrimp from a store in Plymouth. 

Police said Sunday evening around 7:30 p.m., two suspects entered Stop and Shop, at 727 Rubber Avenue. Video footage showed the suspects arriving in a newer model white Nissan Pathfinder, possibly bearing Connecticut plates.

Police said when they got in the store, they filled up multiple re-usable shopping bags with shrimp, bacon, and Kool-Aid then subsequently fled through the rear fire escape door without paying for the merchandise.

The Naugatuck Police is seeking the public's assistance in identifying these individuals.

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In Plymouth, police are still investigating the theft of more than $1,000 in shrimp from a local supermarket on February 21.

Police said 30 to 35 bags of shrimp were taken from Adam's IGA, located at 311 Main Street, around 3:45 p.m. Police estimated the shrimp is valued at $1,100.

Police described the suspect as a white man, 30 to 40 years old, husky build, wearing a gray Jumpman sweatshirt and blue jeans. He left in a gray or blue Toyota RAV 4. The suspect removed the vehicle's plates prior to entering the IGA plaza. 

The suspect has a large noticeable tattoo on the top of his left hand.

Any information on the Naugatuck theft, please contact the investigating officer, Officer Tortora at jtortora@naugatuckPD.org or 203-729-5222 x3162.

Anyone with information on the Plymouth theft, contact Officer Cyr (Case # 21-1283) at 860-589-7779 or dcyr@plymouthct.us

RELATED: Suspect steals $1,100 of shrimp from Plymouth supermarket

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