Thieves steal more than $12k in merchandise from Kewanee Walmart

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KEWANEE, Illinois — Police are looking for the thieves responsible for stealing more than $12,000 worth of items from Walmart.

In a Facebook post, police say the thefts happen early in the morning on Friday, Feb. 1. The suspects drive a late-model white Chevrolet Monte Carlo. They believe the car has possible damage to it.

Still shots from security cameras show the two men police believe are involved in the crime. One can be seen running out of the store with a gray bin full of goods.

Police said they believe the theft is connected to a longer string of crimes involving several Walmart locations in Michigan. They think the total amount of stolen goods is worth nearly $80,000.

Police are asking for anyone with knowledge about the incident to call them at (309)853-1911.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information is made available.

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