Shoplifter Nabs $700 Worth of Vitamins From Encinitas Drug Store

An Encinitas Walgreens was out nearly $700 after a bandit stuffed his cargo shorts with essential vitamins cases.

A shoplifter made it out of an Encinitas Walgreens with nearly $700 worth of vitamins last week.

The man was caught on surveillance cameras filling the pockets of his cargo shorts with cases of vitamin supplements before leaving the store without confrontation.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the incident happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Friday, August 5, at the Walgreens in the 1300 block of Encinitas Boulevard.

The suspect, pictured above, is described as a man approximately 6 feet 6 inches tall, weighing about 300 pounds with brown hair. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt with grey sleeves, tan cargo shorts and black and white Converse shoes.

The Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with more information on the crime or the suspect to contact Detective Jaime Rodriguez at the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 966-3500.

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