Baltimore police search for gun theft suspect

Posted at 9:06 AM, Jul 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-14 09:06:57-04

Baltimore police are asking for the public's help to identify a man they said stole a gun from a Walgreens store security guard Wednesday.

Police said they obtained a surveillance video of the incident that occurred in the 3800 block of Liberty Heights.

According to officers, the man approached the store security guard from behind, took his gun and ran away.

Police described the suspect as an African-American male with a short Afro. Police said he was wearing a white tank top and blue jean shorts at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Northwest District detectives at 410-396-2466.