Warren Police Looking For Ace Hardware Wallet Snatcher [PHOTOS]

WWJ News
August 11, 2020 - 7:03 pm
Warren Ace suspect

(Photos: Warren PD)


(WWJ) His chosen victim was an elderly female customer, according to investigators.

The Warren Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify a man wanted in a theft at a local store last week.

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Police said the suspect and the victim were both shopping at Ace Hardware, 9 Mile Rd. and Ryan Rd. at around 12:40 p.m. last Thursday "when he decided to assist an elderly female customer by stealing her wallet off the counter after she forgot to take it with her."

Warren Ace suspect
(Photo: Warren PD)

He purchased drywall mud, tape and putty knives and could be doing drywall work in the area, police said, adding, "or worse yet your home."

The man was caught on story security camera, and police released some photos in hopes that someone recognizes him. 

If you know who this man is you are asked to call Warren Police Det. Christopher Skridulis at 586-574-4729.