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Massachusetts Police Use Play-Doh to Make Arrest in Shoplifting Case

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    Police Use Play Doh to Identify Suspect

    Police in Leicester, Massachusetts, have cracked a shoplifting case thanks to a popular toy.

    (Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018)

    Police in Leicester, Massachusetts, have cracked a shoplifting case thanks to a popular toy.

    According to a Facebook post, police said they were able to get a fingerprint from Play-Doh left behind at a local retailer that the alleged shoplifter put on a security device.

    That fingerprint matched a suspect police had in their system and authorities were able to make an arrest.

    The name of the suspect has not been released.

    Police added the suspect is wanted in at least two other states.