TUCSON – On Saturday, Tucson Police requested the public’s help identifying a man believed to have stolen 29 COVID-19 test kits Friday from a health clinic. On Sunday, the kits were returned to the El Rio Health Center.
According to sources, a new employee thought that the kits were supposed to go to a lab for testing. He then delivered them to Sonoran Quest Laboratories. Employees at Sonoran realized the error and returned the kits to El Rio.
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UPDATE*** Stolen Covid-19 Test Kits
The individual pictured yesterday was identified. Dets are now continuing their investigation. Additional details will be released as they become available. Thank you to the community for sharing our post & for providing timely information. pic.twitter.com/cuB5BCgPS2
— Tucson Police Dept (@Tucson_Police) March 23, 2020