Authorities seeking help identifying man in Tucson burglary, car theft

Authorities seeking help identifying man in Tucson burglary, car theft

Pima County Sheriff's auto theft detectives are asking the public for help identifying a man in connection to a burglary of a house on Tucson's northwest side.

On Oct. 6, the burglar stole a 2002 Toyota Camry and the victim's wallet from a house in the 100 block of West River Road, said Deputy Cody Gress, a sheriff's spokesman, in a news release Oct. 24.

The victim told deputies that his credit card was used earlier that morning at a Circle K in the area of North First Avenue and East Fort Lowell Road, Gress said.

Surveillance footage from the convenience store shows a man using the victim's credit card at about 3 a.m. Oct. 6, and the stolen Camry was also captured on video in the parking lot, said Gress.

Gress said detectives are looking for a man described as white and who is in his 40s or 50s. He has short brown hair and a beard, and is about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall. He has a thin build and was last seen wearing a dark blue baseball cap, black tank top and dark blue pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME, an anonymous tipster hotline.  

Contact reporter Carmen Duarte at cduarte@tucson.com or 573-4104. On Twitter: @cduartestar

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