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Shoplifter shoves foot-long sub in pants, leaves without paying: Polk deputies

That's right. A footlong sub. In his pants.
This man stuffed a sandwich in his pants and left without paying, Polk deputies say.

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Polk County deputies are looking for a thief who stuffed a foot-long sandwich down his pants and walked out of a convenience store last month.

That's right: A foot-long sub, in his pants.

Deputies say about 8:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25,, the suspect walked into a Marathon gas station at 933 Pipkin Road W. There he grabbed a foot-long sandwich and stowed it in his trousers, police said.

He then purchased a drink and left without paying for the sandwich. He fled on a bicycle.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective J. Leblanc at 863-577-1600 or 863-577-1614. To remain anonymous, you can call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).

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