Police: Man scammed multiple West Chester businesses

WEST CHESTER, Ohio -- A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man police say duped multiple West Chester businesses in a phony repair scam.

Timothy Lee King, 48, is wanted on multiple theft charges.

Police said King solicited businesses and offered to repair their exterior signs. But after he accepted payment in cash, he did not complete the work.

King is described as 5-foot-8 and 190 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He has a skull tattoo on his right arm and a wizard tattoo on his left arm. He is possibly driving a teal, Chevrolet Lumina.

King also has warrants issued against him from other agencies.

Detectives ask that you call your local police department or 911 if you have information on King’s whereabouts.

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