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Hoover police searching for man wanted for stealing elderly woman's purse at Walmart

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   Hoover Police are searching for a man who stole an elderly female customer's purse at the Walmart on Highway 280.

  Police say the man acted like he was helping the woman, and went as far as to bring her a powered shopping cart to her in the he parking lot.  After the victim was sitting in the cart, the suspect grabbed her purse and ran to a car that an unknown suspect was driving.

  The  vehicle is a 4-door sedan, silver or gray in color, and may have a partial Alabama tag number of 1C07L**.

   If you know who this suspect is, or anything about him, you are asked to contact Detective Kenny Maddox at (205) 739-7235. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call CRIME STOPPERS at (205) 254-7777. CRIME STOPPERS offers cash rewards, up to $5000.00, for information that solves crimes and leads to the offenders being charged or arrested.

Surveillance video of suspect

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