Paris Police needs your help in identifying the person in this photograph. This man is a suspect in a theft in the 3800 block of Lamar Ave. Paris Police responded to a shoplifter at 8:34 P.M. on February 10, 2016. Allegedly this person was observed by store personnel pushing a shopping cart through the store with numerous electronic items in it.
The suspect exited the store without paying for the items. When the employee detained the suspect outside the business and asked about the stolen items, the suspect ran away pushing the shopping cart. The employee stated that when he attempted to catch up with the suspect, the suspect turned around and appeared to have pulled something out from underneath his clothing and pointed it at him. The employee said that he could not tell what it was but assumed that it may have been a gun. The suspect then entered a gold passenger car that was driven by another person and left the scene. They recovered the electronics valued over $900.00. The incident is under investigation.