Man slips gun into pocket, walks out of store

Posted at 11:41 AM, Mar 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-05 20:42:13-05

Officials are looking for a shoplifter who took a handgun from a store near 32nd Street and Shea Boulevard. 

According to officials on January 31st around 6 p.m., a suspect believed to be in his 20s entered Elite Glock handgun in his front sweatshirt pocket before walking out of the business without paying for the weapon. 

Police describe the man as having a goatee and mustache. He was wearing a black baseball hat that said "BALL AZ" written in white letters. He had on a white t-shirt with a gray hooded sweatshirt and black shorts that had the word "DEADLINE" written in white letters; he was also wearing tan loafers. 

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered in connection to the arrest and/or indictment of the suspect. 

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