An Iowa man is wanted for forgery and theft from a Blair business after purchasing $2,000 in items with a forged check.

Troy Taylor, 32, of Council Bluffs is charged with first-degree forgery, a Class 3 felony; and theft by unlawful taking, a Class 4 felony. A warrant for his arrest was issued April 16.

According to an affidavit for the warrant, Blair police were dispatched to Bomgaars, 1410 S. Highway 30, on March 28 for a theft.

The manager of the store told officers that a check used to purchase $2,000 worth of items was returned due to it being fictitious.

A Bomgaars security manager was able to identify the suspect as Taylor due to an incident the previous week in Council Bluffs.

The surveillance video showed Taylor arrive at the store in a black Ford Focus on March 20. He purchased several items, including a 5-tool combo kit, 10-tool combo, heated hoodie and Impact HMR combo kit.

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