Newport Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in a recent theft at a Newport store.

The suspect is accused of a retail theft on February 12th. Anyone who can recognize the suspect is asked to call Newport Police Department at 401-845-5775 or e-mail pwalsh@cityofnewport.com.

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