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Police looking for suspect in New Iberia wallet theft

New Iberia Police
Posted at 10:31 AM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 14:22:41-04

UPDATE: The New Iberia Police Department says they have identified and spoken to the man that was shown in the surveillance photos.

They say he is no longer being sought by NIPD.

Currently this is still an open investigation.

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The New Iberia Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection to a wallet theft at a local business.

Police say the victim was shopping at the store on Wednesday, June 24, and left his wallet, containing a large amount of cash, at a self-checkout register.

Upon returning to the register, police say the victim discovered that his wallet was missing.

A review of the store's surveillance cameras showed a suspect taking the wallet from the self-checkout area.

Police are now attempting to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information on the identity of the person can contact Iberia Crime Stopper at 337-369-TIPS or the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306.

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