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Man wanted for stealing $3,800 necklace from Newport News pawn shop

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Posted at 10:07 AM, Jul 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-20 10:07:41-04

Newport News police are searching for a man they say walked out of a pawn shop wearing a stolen chain.

It happened on July 13, 2012, at around 2 p.m. at the American Enterprise Pawn Shop located at 10740 Jefferson Avenue. Police say the suspect entered the store, and asked to try on a gold chain valued at $3,800. 

The suspect then walked out of the store with the chain in his hand, officials say.

The suspect is facing grand larceny charges.

If you recognize this man or know anything about this incident, call Detective J. Alexander at (757) 926-4754 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.