Man wanted in multiple larceny cases now charged with armed robbery

Press release from Asheville Police Department:

Asheville, NC (May 27, 2022):  A man wanted on multiple larceny charges by APD now faces robbery charges, including robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Thomas L. Osteen (5/21/1981) is wanted by the Asheville Police Department for organized retail theft and stealing from multiple businesses, primarily in south Asheville.  He now faces additional charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and common law robbery.  He is considered armed and dangerous.

If you know the whereabouts of Osteen, please contact APD anonymously by texting TIP2APD to 847411 (TIP411).  You can also contact APD at (828) 252-1110.

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