WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officials are searching for a thief who reeled in some fishing poles from Tex's Tackle and Bait in November.
According to the Wilmington Police Department, someone forced open the front door to the business on Old Eastwood Road November 20, went behind the sales counter and took 30 Penn and Shimano brand fishing reels.
Police say it looks like the thief was in the store for less than a minute.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3600, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-531-9845. Information also may be submitted anonymously through Text-A-Tip. Enter Tip708 and the message; send to CRIMES (274637).