Thief gets away with cash and credit cards after stealing wallet from grocery store

Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man who stole a wallet at a grocery store and went on a shopping spree.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the suspect grabbed the victim's wallet off the counter at the Winn Dixie on Greenwell Springs Road on Jan. 9.

Investigators said thief got away with $700 in cash and used the victim's credit card at several stores.

Detectives said the suspect was last seen wearing a navy blue shirt with BRCC across the front.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the theft is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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