Police search for man accused of stealing from woman wanting to buy iPhone

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A previous version of this story included a photo released by the Biloxi Police Department. In the department’s initial news release, police called the person in the photo a suspect. The department later sent a corrected release which said the person in the photo was not a suspect. This article has been updated to reflect the police department’s correction.

BILOXI, Miss. (WKRG) — Biloxi Police are asking the public to find a suspect wanted for petit larceny.

Investigators say a man convinced a woman to meet in him a parking lot to buy an Apple iPhone 11.

When the victim showed him $300 dollars in cash, police say he grabbed it and ran.

The incident happened December 23, 2020 in a parking lot within the 2300 block of Atkinson Road.

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