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Chambersburg Police Seek Information on Suspect in Felony Retail Theft

The Chambersburg Police Department has issued a warrant for Malik Demencio Lewis, 27, in connection with a series of retail thefts. According to police reports, Lewis is accused of stealing over $2,000 worth of merchandise from CVS and Weis markets located on Wayne Ave, Chambersburg.

Lewis, described as a Black male, 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 200 lbs with black hair and brown eyes, allegedly committed the thefts that have now been classified as felony offenses due to the amount involved.

The incidents reportedly took place at the locations with addresses 840 and 1056 Wayne Ave. Authorities were alerted to these thefts on June 3, 2024, and have since been seeking the public’s help to locate Lewis.

The Chambersburg Police Department urges anyone with information regarding Malik Demencio Lewis’s whereabouts to contact them directly or leave an anonymous tip on the Crime Watch website.

Lewis is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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