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Two Thwart Scanner Theft

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In La Porte, police say a citizen helped foil a theft in progress at a Radio Shack, and police continue to investigate.  LaPorte Police say they responded to the business at 5:15 Saturday evening, after two people entered the store, and one asked to see a police scanner and how it worked.  Police say one of the suspects tried to walk out with it, and as an employee was trying to prevent the theft a citizen walking up to the store saw what was happening and grabbed the scanner. Police say both suspects fled through an alley.
Additional information released by La Porte Police:
Suspect 1 is described as a white male, with a faded tattoo on his left hand that resembled the letter "F."  Suspect 2 is described as a white male, wearing a jacket with fur around the hood.  If you have information regarding this crime, or any other criminal/ suspicious activity, please contact the La Porte Police Department at 362-9446, or at www.lpcitypd.com to submit a crime tip. You can remain anonymous while providing important information to help make your community safer. Please be as specific as you can about the activity you are reporting.
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