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Deputies: Man walked in with purse, walked out with $450 worth of items

Posted at 1:27 PM, Apr 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 13:27:43-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Leon County deputies are searching for a man who walked into a local Walmart with a red purse and stole more than $425 in merchandise.

It happened at the Walmart on North Monroe Street on Monday, March 25.

Around 4:45pm,, deputies say the individual in the video ran away from the store after stealing more than $425 in merchandise. They said he fled to the area of Old Bainbridge Road.

The suspect is an unknown black male in his early 20's who was wearing a tan jacket, red shorts, red flip flops, green fuzzy hat, and carrying a red purse.

Anyone who can identify the individual in the video is asked to contact Detective Joe LeSerra at 850-606-3477 or to remain anonymous, call Big Bend Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS (8477).