Poplar Bluff police identify man in connection to toy theft

Poplar Bluff police identify man in connection to toy theft
Detective Mustain said the man left the store with a cart full of toys. (Source: KFVS)

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - Police in Poplar Bluff, Missouri say they’ve identified a man in connection to a theft investigation.

Detective Dan Mustain said on Dec. 29 around 10 p.m. a man was caught on video trying to leave a Walmart store out of the locked Lawn and Garden doors.

Mustain said the man left the store with a cart full of toys.

In a video posted on the departments Facebook page a child is shown in the cart as well.

The man puts the stolen items in the trunk of what police believe is an older model Lincoln Town Car.

Police clarified that the child was not placed in the trunk of the vehicle.

They thanked the public for sharing the post and helping identify the man.

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