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Police searching for man suspected of stealing wallet in Dartmouth

Police say video surveillance appears to show this man leaving a business in Dartmouth with a woman's wallet.
Police say video surveillance appears to show this man leaving a business in Dartmouth with a woman's wallet. Halifax Regional Police

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of stealing a woman’s wallet in Dartmouth last week.

Halifax Regional Police say the woman called police to file a lost property report after she left her wallet containing cash and identification in a shopping cart at a store on Wright Avenue in Dartmouth on April 20.

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The woman contacted the store when she realized her wallet was missing, police said, but employees couldn’t find it.

“Video surveillance shows a man walking out of the store with the woman’s wallet,” police said in a news release Tuesday.

The man is described a white, 5’9” with a medium build and medium-length light-coloured hair.

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He was wearing a plaid jacket, jeans and white sneakers.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.