Police request public assistance identifying suspect

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Police request public assistance identifying suspect

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to a wallet that was taken in Dartmouth last week.

A woman called police to file a lost property report after she left her wallet containing cash and identification in a shopping cart at a store on Wright Avenue in Dartmouth on April 20. She contacted the store when she realized her wallet was missing, but employees couldn’t find it.

Video surveillance shows a man walking out of the store with the woman’s wallet. The man is described as white, approximately 5’9” with a medium build and medium-length light-coloured hair. He was wearing a plaid jacket, jeans and white sneakers.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or the woman’s property to call police at 902-490-5016. ​ Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca​ or using the P3 Tips App.

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