Des Moines Police Seeking Help Identifying Nursing Care Theft Suspect
The Des Moines Police Department is requesting the publicâ€™s assistance in identifying a theft suspect, who was observed between May 17 and 24th and confronted by staff at a nursing care facility in Des Moines.
According to police, the suspect was loitering inside the building on two separate incidents. During one of the incidents he seen wearing nursing scrubs and told a staff member he was looking for a job. The police were not called during either event.
On May 24th, one of the staff nurses discovered her purse was taken and learned shortly afterward that a charge in excess of $800.00 in debit card transactions had taken place against her account. One of those transactions took place at the Redondo Safeway and was captured by surveillance video (see photos below).
Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect (pictured below) is asked to contact Detective Ross Stuth at [email protected] or 206-870-7615.