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Police: Man attempted $10K theft from Walmart

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Posted at 6:18 AM, Dec 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-29 06:18:14-05

PADUCAH, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in western Kentucky are looking for a man who they said attempted to steal more than $10,000 worth of items from Walmart.

Paducah police said the man allegedly loaded thousands of dollars worth of items into duffel bags, then hid them inside of outdoor curtains in the Garden Center to retrieve later.

In addition to the items he attempted to steal, police said he also caused $4,000 worth of damage to the curtains.

Police want anyone with information to come forward. You can reach the Paducah Police Department at (270) 444-8550.