Georgetown County deputies search for Publix shoplifter

Georgetown County deputies search for Publix shoplifter

PAWLEY'S ISLAND, SC (WMBF) – Georgetown County deputies are searching for a suspect who entered Publix Supermarket in the Pawley's Island area, and tried to take grocery items on Saturday night, according to GCSO's Facebook post.

The suspect went into the store, grabbed a shopping cart and a hand full of grocery bags, walked into the meat section of the store and placed various meats into their shopping cart, the post states.

The suspect then walked to another aisle and placed the meats into grocery bags. He noticed that he was seen by an employee which caused him to walk away from the cart, and flee the scene on foot without the items.

According to Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, the suspect was described as a black male in his 50's, wearing a red hat, dark in color jacket, blue jeans, white shoes, with facial hair.

Anyone who has any information regarding the identity of the individuals is asked to contact the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at (843) 546-5101.

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