Police believe stolen medical supplies could be internal theft

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) Two boxes of medical supplies were abandoned by a dumpster on East Denman Avenue over the July 4th weekend. Lufkin police have confirmed the supplies belong to Memorial Medical Center and believe it was an internal theft.

The hospital cannot confirm or deny it was a hospital employee that stole $1,800 worth of supplies, then dumped them. The stolen boxes contained items like gauze, bandaids and anti-bacterial wipes.

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