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Fraud suspect wanted in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 1:30 PM, Feb 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-28 13:32:22-05
Suspect photo, VBPD

Suspect photo, VBPD

Virginia Beach, Va. – Virginia Beach police want to identify the suspect pictured to the right.

On February 19, 2014 the suspect approached a citizen in the 1600 block of General Booth Boulevard offering to sell Apple computer products for a discounted price. The suspect used the same approach on a different victim on February 21, 2014, but this time in the 1100 block of Pacific Avenue. On both occasions the suspect receives the money for the products, but never returns with the product.

As a result, police say the combined loss at this point is in excess of $1,500.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 50s, 5’9-5’10”, 220-250 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by submitting a tip by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward if their information leads to an arrest.