Suspect Swipes Cell Phone From Shopping Cart

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying a man that they believe stole a cell phone from the shopping cart of a customer while he was at the Home Depot Store, located at 5041 South Padre Island Drive on February 2.

The customer, who didn’t realize his phone was missing at first, said that the suspect took the phone from his cart when he was not looking and then walked out and got into a grey vehicle.  Employees of the store were able to provide police with video images of the suspect from the stores camera surveillance system.

The suspect appears to be a Hispanic male, twenty to thirty years old with dark hair and glasses.  He was last seen wearing a pink polo shirt and black pants.  He was seen getting into the front passenger seat of an older model four door grey Chrysler 300 that left going east on South Padre Island Drive toward South Staples Street.

If you recognize this man or if you have information about this crime please call the Corpus Christi Police Criminal Investigations Division at 886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to the Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward

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Suspect who stole a cell phone waking out of the store

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Suspect who stole a cell phone waking out of the store

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Vehicle leaving with suspect in front passenger seat

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Vehicle leaving with suspect in front passenger seat