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SDSO Seeks Suspect in Wallet Thefts from Elderly

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Fallbrook CA— The Sheriff’s Department wants your help in identifying and locating a man suspected of stealing wallets from elderly women at a grocery store in Fallbrook.

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Investigators say there have been three cases over the past three months. The suspect steals the wallets out of the shopping carts of his victims.
The suspect then uses the victims’ credit cards at different locations in Fallbrook, Bonsall and Murrieta.
The suspect is described a white man between 60 and 80 years old with a medium build and gray thinning hair. He is believed to be driving a white four-door sedan with damage on the left front side.
If you know who the man in these photos is or his whereabouts, call Detective Ashkar at the Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation at (760) 451-3111.
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You can also call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.
Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

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SDSO Seeks Suspect in Wallet Thefts from Elderly