KPD e-News Release: Two Sought in Theft of Money from Lost Wallet

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

SUBJECT: Two Sought in Theft of Money from Lost Wallet
DATE: May 3, 2016
CASE #: 16-006932
On April 3, 2016 at approximately 9:30 PM, a man briefly pulled his vehicle into the parking lot of the Sunoco, located at 4001 Memorial Boulevard, so that he could check the connection of a trailer he was towing. Unbeknownst to him at the time, when he stepped out of his vehicle, his wallet fell out of his pants pocket.

A few minutes after he drove away, a white female noticed and picked up the lost wallet. Rather than turn it in immediately, she got into a car with a white male for several minutes. She then went inside the store and turned the wallet over to the clerk; however, when she finally did, $300 in cash had been stolen from the wallet.

The male and female suspects were captured on surveillance video during their visit to the store, and photos taken from that footage have been included in this release. A clip of the actual video footage has been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

Anyone who recognizes either of them is asked to contact Detectives in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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