Suffolk police are seeking the public’s help to identify and find a man they say stole merchandise from a Family Dollar store in Mastic in December.

Police say the man stole $170 worth of merchandise from Family Dollar, located at 1600 Montauk Highway, on Dec. 2 at about 6:55 p.m. He then fled in a white Ford Mercury Mountaineer. The suspect is described as a white male with facial hair, who was wearing a blue Aéropostale hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants, according to video surveillance.

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Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.