NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are seeking charges against a suspect they say tried to steal food from a local supermarket.

Police responded to the Stop & Shop on Kings Highway at 4:35 p.m. on Monday to a report of an individual trying to leave the store with stolen goods.

Police could not locate the suspect at the scene, but did recover approximately $500 worth of frozen shrimp and DVDs from the parking lot.

Police are investigating and expect charges to be filed soon.