UPDATE: Theft suspect arrested in Amherst County

UPDATE (11/10/17 10:35 AM) - A man has been arrested in connection with a theft in Amherst County. 

Allen Watson from Lynchburg has been charged with grand larceny for the theft of electronic items from the Walmart in Madison Heights on November 6.  

Crimestopper tips helped lead to his arrest.  

Here is the latest press release: 

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office has arrested Allen Matthew Watson, 35, of Lynchburg.  Watson is charged with grand larceny for the theft of electronic items from the Madison Heights Walmart on 11/06/2017.

Thanks to Crimestopper tips he was taken into custody on 11/07/2017 on this and other outstanding charges from Lynchburg without incident and transported to the Amherst Adult Detention Center.

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The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is trying to find a man who stole items from the Walmart in Madison Heights.  

It happened on November 6th at about 6 a.m.  A man left the store with a TV and Blu Ray player without paying for them. 

If you know who this man is, or have seen him, please call (434) 946-9300. 

Here is the press release: 

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is attempting to identify a subject involved in a grand larceny from the Madison Heights Walmart on 11/06/2017. At approximately 6:00 a.m. a male subject left the store with a TV and Blu Ray player in a white convertible with a black driver side door.

If you know anything about this incident you can contact the Sheriff’s Office via Facebook Messenger or by calling 434-946-9300.  You can also remain anonymous and earn a reward by contacting Central Virginia Crimestoppers at 1-888-798-5900 or texting your message to 274637. 


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