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Cops: Man stole from supermarket, menaced worker

Suffolk County police said they and Suffolk County

Suffolk County police said they and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are seeking the public's help to locate Edwin Aguirre, 30, seen here in an undated photo. Police said Aguirre stole merchandise and then menaced an employee who confronted him. Credit: SCPD

Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police are looking for a man who stole from a Farmingville supermarket then pulled a knife on a store employee in the parking lot.

Police on Friday released a photograph of the suspect, Edwin Aguirre, 30, and details of the alleged theft on Sept. 9.

At about 8:45 p.m., Aguirre stole merchandise from a Stop & Shop at 2350 N. Ocean Ave. in Farmingville, according to a news release.

When a supermarket employee confronted him in the parking lot, Aguirre poked the employee in the chest with a pocket knife, the release said.

Aguirre, whose last known address is 237 Birchwood Dr., Coram, then drove off in a black Jeep Grand Cherokee with Connecticut license plate OAA GK9, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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