NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) – Police have been searching for a sweet-toothed, fleet-footed thief who got away with two bottles of flavored vodka after telling a western Pennsylvania state store clerk, “See ya!”

The New Castle News reports the incident happened about 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 in a Wine and Spirits Store in New Castle. That’s about 45 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.

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Police say the suspect carried two bottles of flavored vodka – one grape and one cotton candy – to the checkout counter.

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When the store’s manager asked the suspect for his identification, the man simply said, “See ya!” and ran out the door.

Police say the suspect drove away in a late model Pontiac Grand Am. Two other people appeared to be in the car as it sped away.

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