Richmond Police seek suspect in wallet snatching

(Photo: Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Detectives need your help to identify a suspect accused of stealing a wallet last week.

Police say that around 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, December 27, a female was pushing a grocery cart in the parking lot of a local grocery store when the male suspect snatched her wallet from the cart. He fled on foot.

There were no injuries.

Later that same day, the suspect used a credit card from the wallet at a nearby convenience store. The above image was captured by a camera in the convenience store.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s, standing at about 6 feet tall and weighing around 130 pounds. He has dark hair and a neatly trimmed beard and mustache.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Third Precinct Detective Heather Truong at (804) 646-1067 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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