Chicopee and Springfield Police identify suspect in break-ins

The suspect has been identified and detectives are continuing the investigation

Left to right: Sams break in on June 17, Springfield Express Mart break in on July 11

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee and Springfield Detectives have identified a suspect who allegedly broke into the Springfield Express Mart and Sams Convenience Store in Chicopee.

Chicopee Police Officer Michael Wilk told 22News the suspect allegedly broke into Sams Convenience Store at 147 Broadway Street on June 17 at 4 a.m. The suspect also allegedly broke into the Springfield Express Mart 199 Boston Road on July 11.

The suspect allegedly stole numerous items from both locations, including cigarettes, said Wilk.

Chicopee Police turned to the public for help in identifying the suspect, sharing his image on the department’s official Facebook page. They were able to identify him hours later. His name is not being released at this time.

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