Police need help identifying suspect who allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of lawn equipment

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Police are searching for the man in this photo, who is suspected of taking lawn equipment from Honest Engine, (Courtesy photo)
Police are searching for the man in this photo, who is suspected of taking lawn equipment from Honest Engine. (Courtesy photo)

WILMINGTON — Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected of breaking into Honest Engine off Kerr Avenue twice in November.

According to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay, a black male suspect broke into the Honest Engine at 39 S Kerr Ave., first on Nov. 5 and again on Nov. 9.

The suspect smashed the front glass with a rock at about midnight Nov. 5, entered the store and took a few thousand dollars worth of lawn care equipment, Lindsay said. The same suspect did it again at 11:15 p.m. Nov. 9, and took more equipment from the store.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the break-in is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-341-4683 or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES. Start your message with Tip708, then type your tip.