This week Crimestoppers is seeking information in regards to a theft that occurred in Taylorville.
During two different occasions during the past several days, a male subject has taken items from subjects while they were shopping at Wal-Mart in Taylorville. The unknown suspect waited near the victims while they were shopping. When the victims were distracted, the unknown suspect reached into their cart and took an item. The male suspect has so far taken two pocketbooks. The male suspect then left the store heading East. The total dollar amount of the theft is unknown at this time.
Please contact Crimestoppers if you have any information on this crime or any other crimes or wanted persons. Crimestoppers will pay cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and you do not have to give your name. Crimestoppers will pay double the normal reward for information that leads to an arrest for the crime of the week.
You can contact Crimestoppers at 824-9100, at our website Christiancountycrimestoppers.org, or by texting CRIMES (274632) and then your tip. As always, you will remain anonymous.
Below are photos of the suspect in this week's Crime of the Week.