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Police: Suspect steals $679 worth of lithium batteries from hardware store

Posted at 8:03 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 21:03:26-04

MENOMONEE FALLS — A suspect is on the run after police say he stole $679.96 worth of Milwaukee-brand lithium batteries from a Menomonee Falls hardware store.

Menomonee Falls police say the suspect took the batteries and left without paying at Neu’s Hardware on N95W16915 Falls Parkway Thursday just before 3 p.m.

The suspect is described as male, about six feet tall and had a "haircut with shaved sides and a ponytail on the top of his head," according to MFPD.

Police say the suspect left in an older blue Lexus RX 350 with unknown registration.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact MFPD Officer Hauser, reference MFPD case 20-032114.

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