Thief Steals 60 Blankets From Red Cross

SMITHFIELD – Police are investigating a theft at the Red Cross office on South Third Street in Smithfield.

The theft was discovered Sunday night by a Red Cross volunteer who notified Smithfield Police.

Someone forced entry into an enclosed trailer on the property and stole 60 Red Cross blankets.  The blankets were being kept to distribute to those in need during disasters and emergencies.

There are no suspects in the case. If you have any information that could help Smithfield Police identify the suspect(s) or recover the blankets you are asked to call 919-934-2121 or the Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835. Callers may remain anonymous.