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Man Wanted for Stealing Over $400 Worth of 5-Hour Energy Drinks from CVS in Montclair


Montclair authorities are on the search for a suspect wanted for theft of items totaling over $400 from a business Sunday. 

According to a statement released by Montclair Police, at approximately 5:54 p.m., the CVS Pharmacy manager reported that a male suspect entered the store with a shopping cart and took possession of a disposable Hallmark gift bag which he opened, and proceeded to the center of the store. 

Police said the suspect began clearing the shelves of ‘5 Hour Energy’ drinks, which he placed in his bag.

According to police, the suspect fled the store with the items, which totaled $411.54 and was last seen on foot heading southbound on Pine Street.

Police say the man is described as black, and in his mid 40’s, 5’9”-5’11” tall, medium build and wore a dark green hat with a yellow NY Yankees logo on the back, an aged, black leather jacket. 

According to police, the man wore a red and white plaid button-up shirt, dirty jeans, and a light-colored mask. 

The incident remains under investigation.