High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On Tuesday, April 30, shortly after 3 p.m., an unknown white female entered the Mast General Store, located at 630 West King Street. After being in the business approximately 15 minutes, the female concealed numerous items by placing them in a backpack and then left without paying for the merchandise.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.

You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip online at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text "NCTIP plus your tip" to 274637 (CRIMES).

All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.