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RCMP are trying to locate a male suspect who allegedly shoplifted an electronic applicance from Canadian Tire in Portage la Prairie.

Police say in a release an unidentified male was observed walking out of Canadian Tire with the appliance on Jan. 8, at about 11:45 a.m. The suspect was seen wearing a blue Hurley baseball cap, blue winter coat, grey pants and grey hiking shoes. Mounties say he was seen leaving the area in a white Chevrolet Malibu with tinted windows.

Investigators are asking that anyone who can identify the suspect, or anyone involved with this incident, to contact the Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445. Anonymous tips can be made through Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and www.manitobacrimestoppers.com . Tips leading to the arrest and prosecution of those involved could receive cash awards.

*Note: This story was edited from a previous version to correct inaccurate information supplied about the location of the incident. It previously stated it occurred at Wal-Mart.

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