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Suspect Arrested for Stealing Over $300 Worth of Condoms from Walgreens in Bloomfield

By rlsmetro on

Police took a man into custody and chatted him with stealing condoms by the dozen from a store in Bloomfield. 

Officers responded to 77 Bloomfield Avenue (Walgreens) on a report of a shoplifting.

Police said they observed a Hispanic male conceal several packages of condoms valued at $378.81 and fled the store without paying.

According to police, a description was provided to patrol officers, who observed and apprehended a male matching the description with the stolen items on him.

Police said the male, identified as Mr. Tariq Alqanawi, was arrested and transported to Bloomfield Police Headquarters and charged accordingly.

The incident remains under investigation by Bloomfield Police.