Smartphone Thief Posts Selfies to Victim’s Online Storage Account, Stockton Police Say

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Police in Stockton, California, were searching Tuesday for a suspect who they say has been photographing himself with a smartphone that he stole and uploading the images to the owner’s online storage account.

Police in Stockton, California, released a photo of a man who allegedly stole an iPhone and has been using it to photograph himself. (Credit: Stockton Police Department)
Police in Stockton, California, released a photo of a man who allegedly stole an iPhone and has been using it to photograph himself. (Credit: Stockton Police Department)

The Police Department on Monday released a selfie taken by the alleged thief and asked for the public’s help in identifying him. The photo shows the dark-haired suspect wearing a denim shirt, white T-shirt, necklace and wool cap.

The image is one of several that have been uploaded to the iPhone owner’s iCloud account, authorities said in a statement.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Stockton Police Department at 209-937-8377, Detective Darren Sandoval at 209-937-8176 or Crime Stoppers, which pays cash rewards up to $10,000, at 209-946-0600.

Tips may also be submitted by texting the keyword “TIPSPD” to 274637, by visiting the department’s Facebook page and clicking on “Submit a Tip.”

 

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