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Selfie-taking man wanted for stealing smartphone in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 3:56 PM, Jan 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-09 15:29:55-05

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are searching for a man wanted for stealing a person’s smartphone in Virginia Beach.

On Thursday, October 30, 2014, at approximately 11 a.m., the victim was shopping at the Halloween Store located at 614 First Colonial Road. The victim laid her phone down in order to check out and forgot to pick it up. As the victim was walking out to the parking lot she didn’t have the phone and returned to the store, but it was gone. Approximately a month later, the victim’s phone uploaded a few “self-portraits” to her iCloud.

Detectives are asking for assistance in identifying the man in the attached “selfies”.

Dude, does this selfie make me a narcissist?

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 texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.