A food thief who had a hankering for chicken breast and shrimp is being sought by  Mahoning Township police.

At 8:50 p.m. Friday, a retail theft was reported at the Giant Food Store on Route 443 in the Carbon County township.

A loss prevention employee attempted to stop a male suspect from stealing a split chicken breast and a package of shrimp valued at $39. The suspect assaulted the loss prevention worker. The male was last observed running into the woods east of the Arby’s restaurant.

Anyone who is able to identify the individual is a asked to contact township police at 570-386-2241.