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Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identified a suspect wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident and disregard for a police officer’s signal.

The incident took place on April 24 around 6 p.m. at the Tanger Nike Outlet on Bayside Outlet Drive in Rehoboth. Troopers were dispatched after receiving reports a suspect had removed approximately 80 dollars worth of clothing and fled the store without paying.

The suspect was seen fleeing in a maroon colored 2006 Pontiac Grand AM with Pennsylvania registration KY1269, registered in Philadelphia. Troopers located the vehicle in the Seaside Outlet parking lot and initiated a traffic stop. At that point, a brief pursuit ensued when the vehicle struck an unoccupied vehicle and continued to flee from authorities.

The suspect is described as an African-American male wearing a white t-shirt, black hat and gray, white and orange colored sneakers.

The suspect is wanted on numerous charges including disregarding a Police Officer’s signal, shoplifting, resisting arrest, leaving the scene of an Accident, Reckless Driving, Failure to Provide Information at a Collision Scene and Failure to Report a Collision.

If you have any information you can contact Troop 7 at (302) 644-5020 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.