Burglar steals coronavirus take a look at kits from Tucson well being middle – KGUN


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

Based on a Fb publish from the division, it occurred on the El Rio Well being Heart 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 take a look at kits.

On the time, workers had been on the brink of shut the ability. Employees did not discover the lacking take a look at 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 primarily ineffective and not using a absolutely geared up lab, {and professional} workers to interpret the outcomes. Residence take a look at 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 legislation enforcement.

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

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