Springfield Police looking for suspected wallet thief

If you can identify this suspect, you're asked to call Springfield Police Detective Mark Bacon of the Major Crimes Unit at (413)-787-6355.

Courtesy of the Springfield Police Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are looking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who they say stole a woman’s wallet at the American International College library.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News a 24-year-old AIC student left her purse on a chair while she was on campus in the library on Sunday around 6:15 p.m..

Delaney said the student got up for a minute and when she returned to her desk her wallet was missing. The wallet contained her debit card.

The thief used the debit card in nearby stores, Delaney said.

If you can identify this suspect, you’re asked to call Springfield Police Detective Mark Bacon of the Major Crimes Unit at (413)-787-6355. If you want to remain anonymous you can Text-a-Tip.