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Hamilton Co. Sheriff: Tree trimmer wanted for scamming 91-year-old

Brice S. Ryan. Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Brice S. Ryan. Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 26-year-old man who authorities said defrauded an elderly person of more than $4,000. 

The sheriff's office said Brice S. Ryan, 26, offered to trim a tree for a 91-year-old person for $440. The alleged victim attempted to pay Ryan in cash but he convinced the elderly person to give him a signed him a blank check that he later cashed for $4,400.

Sharonville Police want Ryan for a similar offense.

Ryan is described as a white male, 5 feet 6 inches tall weighing 185 pounds.

He's wanted for theft by deception of an elderly victim.

Those with information are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040 or the sheriff's office at 513-851-6000.  

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