Published: Apr 03, 2014 2:46 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police need your help in identifying a retail theft suspect.

On March 18th, employees at Sports Authority, located at 1810 NE Pine Island Road, reported a theft of store merchandise. The manager was notified by store employees that a man entered the store with a jacket in his hand and that he is the same individual that has been stealing merchandise from the store in the past.

The manager walked to the footwear department and engaged in conversation with the man. Assistance was requested and the manager then needed to assist a customer, at which time the man left the store with merchandise concealed under the jacket he was holding. The manager then went back to the area where the man had been and recovered four empty shoe boxes. The suspect concealed the shoes in his waistband and his jacket according to a store employee. The total value of the stolen merchandise is $270.

The suspect is described as standing 5'7-5'9, weighing 160 lbs., being somewhere between 30 and 40 years of age, and bald.

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip. Go to or text a tip- text CCPD+"Your Message" to CRIMES (274637). Finally, you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.