UPPER TOWNSHIP — State Police are looking for two men in the theft of $1,000 worth of crab meat, steaks and fruit from a grocery store earlier this month.

"We know what you’re thinking," troopers wrote in a post on the department's Facebook page. "There’s nothing better than surf and turf followed by some nice, refreshing fruit. Everyone should enjoy this delicacy from time to time, but we must insist you pay for it first."

At about 9:45 p.m. Aug. 11, two men went into the township Acme and stole the food, according to a Thursday post.

One of the men was described as white, about 20 to 30 years old, 6 feet tall, with tattoos on his right forearm and upper left arm, according to the post. He was wearing a black “Thug Life” tank top, black shorts, blue running shoes and a gray baseball cap.

This man is also wanted by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department in Atlantic County in connection to an ongoing investigation, troopers said.

The other man was described as white, about 18 to 25-years-old with short black or brown hair, according to the post. He was last seen wearing a light gray shirt, dark gray shorts and white shoes.

Anyone with information can call Trooper Tyler Straube of State Police Woodbine Station at 609-861-5698. Anonymous tips are welcome.

Contact: 609-272-7241

mbilinski@pressofac.com

Twitter @ACPressMollyB

Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Soon we will no longer integrate with Facebook for story comments. The commenting option is not going away, however, readers will need to register for a FREE site account to continue sharing their thoughts and feedback on stories. If you already have an account (i.e. current subscribers, posting in obituary guestbooks, for submitting community events), you may use that login, otherwise, you will be prompted to create a new account.

Load comments