Burglar steals coronavirus check kits from Tucson well being middle – KGUN

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Police are asking for the general public’s assist figuring out somebody who reportedly stole COVID-19 check kits from a downtown well being middle.

In accordance with a Fb put up from the division, it occurred on the El Rio Well being Middle at 839 West Congress Road simply earlier than eight p.m. Surveillance video exhibits the suspect disguised as a supply driver, strolling into the well being middle and strolling out with roughly 29 check kits.

On the time, staff have been on the brink of shut the ability. Employees did not discover the lacking check kits till the subsequent morning, TPD mentioned.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, between 5’9″ and 5’11” with a big construct. He has a full beard, with some greying, and left the scene in a reddish-colored Dodge Charger, or related automobile.

Police emphasised that the exams are basically ineffective with no totally outfitted lab, {and professional} employees to interpret the outcomes. House check kits for the coronavirus don’t exist, and police say anybody who talks to somebody making an attempt to promote the kits ought to contact regulation enforcement.

The stolen kits have been already changed on the El Rio Well being Middle, however the stolen kits would assist public well being officers in future testing efforts.

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