The Tuscaloosa Police Department needs your help identifying a man accused of stealing cash from a man who met him to purchase a cell phone.

Officers responded to a call on Sunday, January 13, 2019 in the 800 block of 31st Street when they were flagged down by the victim on Greensboro Avenue. The victim told police that he had met a stranger in hopes of purchasing a cell phone. The stranger then took both the money and the cellphone from the victim before fleeing. If anyone has information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect, please call Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867.

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