LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a man who was caught on camera, taking a wallet that had accidentally been left on the check out counter of a Lehigh Acres store.
According to the victim, he was at the customer service desk at the Walmart on Lee Boulevard around 10:45 p.m. on January 7th. After completing his transaction, he accidentally left his wallet on the counter before leaving the store. When he went back inside to retrieve his wallet, it was gone. However, store surveillance cameras caught a Hispanic male of medium build, picking up the wallet, looking inside, then sneakily slipping it into his pocket. Inside that wallet were numerous credit cards, and a bank envelope with more than $2,000 in cash.
Anyone with information on the identity of the unknown male is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD. Once identified and located, the suspect could face felony charges of grand theft.