Police seek suspect in adult store break-in

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Authorities are searching for a man suspected of stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise from a local adult store.

Around 3 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a break-in alarm at Peacock Video & Lingerie on South Wesleyan Boulevard. The suspect reportedly broke in using a lug wrench, stole $6,200 worth of merchandise and fled before police arrived.

The suspect is described as a tall, skinny white man wearing a black baseball cap, yellow long-sleeve shirt, black skinny jeans and gray sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.