OCPD Seeks Public’s Help With Adult Store Burglary

OCPD Seeks Public’s Help With Adult Store Burglary
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Shawn J. Soper

Managing Editor

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in the burglary of a north-end boutique early last Friday morning during which thousands of dollars in merchandise was stolen.

Around 7 a.m. last Friday, Ocean City Police responded to the Déjà vu romantic boutique on 137th Street for a reported burglary. The investigation revealed around 3:45 a.m. on Friday, an unidentified suspect entered the store and stole approximately $5,000 in merchandise. The suspect is described as a white male with a full beard and dark hair.

At the time of the burglary, the suspect was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt with white lettering on a sleeve and was carrying a large duffle bag. While inside the store, the suspect wore a baseball cap and a white bandana over his face.

Anyone who might help identify the suspect or have additional information about the break-in is urged to contact Pfc. Mike Kelly at 410-520-5382, or [email protected]. Citizens may also make an anonymous tip at oceancitymd.gov/police.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.