The Opelika Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted in connection to a stolen purse incident at Walmart.

Police received a complaint Aug. 17 of a stolen purse at the Opelika store. Police recovered the purse; however, a cell phone and earbuds that were inside the purse were missing, police said.

Police describe the suspect as a black male between 5-feet 8-inches and 6-feet tall and weighs between 200 pounds and 230 pounds.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident to contact the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at 334-705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at 334-745-8665. Callers may remain anonymous.


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