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Lexington police searching for alleged liquor thief

Surveillance footage taken of the suspect in this theft
Surveillance footage taken of the suspect in this theft (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

LEXINGTON (WSLS 10) - Lexington police are asking for the public's help finding a man they say stole bottles of liquor on Tuesday night.

Police say at about 8 p.m. a man entered the ABC Liquor Store at 445 East Nelson Street, stashed multiple bottles in a blue backpack and left the store without paying for them.

The suspect is believed to be about 25 years old with visible tattoos on both arms as well as his lower right leg near the ankle.

If you see this man, police say do not approach him, rather call 911.

To submit a tip anonymously, call 540-462-3705