Sumter police looking for man suspected of forging stolen check from daycare break-in


A 22-year-old man is being searched for in connection to a forged stolen check at a local grocery store over the weekend.

Tyler Alexander Leach is accused of forging a check stolen from a North Main Street daycare during a break-in, according to the Sumter Police Department.

Leach, whose last known address is in Woodlawn, Tennessee, was seen getting into a black and tan Ford Expedition after the store clerk refused to cash the check on April 7.

He is described as being 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 145 pounds and having blue eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sumter Police Department at (803) 436-2700.

Information can also be given anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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