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Obese man seen shoplifting thousands of lollipops from supermarkets

By Mason White 1:07 PM January 9, 2015
The suspect stealing candy from supermarket 

By: Tanya Malhotra
Police are looking to arrest an obese man on charges of shoplifting after being seen stealing thousands of lollipops from supermarkets, police in Australia said.

Doncaster Police said that the man has stolen $9,000 in candy by smuggling them past staff in a shopping cart on three occasions.

He targets mainly chewing gum, Mentos, and Tic Tac. Police are appealing to anyone with information to come forward so that they can find the candy thief.

Police believe that the man was selling the stolen candy.

According to the police investigation, once inside the stores the man stuffed environmentally friendly shopping bags with candy.

He then left the stores without paying. The suspect was described as Caucasian, 35 years old, obese, with thinning short dark hair.