Bartow County

Well-dressed thief steals copper from metro Atlanta Lowe’s, deputies say

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. — UPDATE: The sheriff’s office says they have identified the suspect. His name has not been released.

Deputies in Bartow County are searching for a suspected thief who dressed himself up before shoplifting from Lowe’s.

Surveillance photos show the dapper suspect dressed in suit complete with a pocket square.

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Investigators say he walked into the Lowe’s the day before Valentine’s Day and loaded five spools of copper wire onto a cart and pushed it out of the store without paying.

Loss prevention employees described the incident and deputies say surveillance footage matched their account of events exactly.


Detectives have not yet been able to identify the man. Anyone who recognizes him should call investigators at 770-382-5050.

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