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Man wanted for stealing meat from Durham Kroger

Posted June 15, 2012 3:58 p.m. EDT

— Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man who, they say, stole a large amount of meat from a Kroger last week and assaulted a store employee who tried to stop him from leaving.

It happened June 6 sometime after 9 p.m., police said, at the grocery store at 3457 Hillsborough Road.

The man fled in a gray Ford Focus but not before being caught on surveillance cameras.

Police say he is approximately 35 years old, stands about 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs between 160 and 170 pounds. He was wearing a white long-sleeve shirt and jeans.

Investigators want anyone with information about who the man might be to contact the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4582, extension 29254, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.