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Man wanted for theft

Photo by Casey Dixon

Photo by Casey Dixon

ALBANY, Ga. -- A thief stole a woman's purse, dropped it outside a local hospital and got away at 12:20 p.m. March 30, according to Albany Police Department officers.

Police are seeking a man caught by surveillance tape walking in a hallway at the time of the theft, the report added.

"I don't usually carry cash, but this day I did have $600," said the victim, who did not wish to have her name used. "He dropped the purse outside but took the money."

The man in the video was described as a black man, between 35 and 40 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 225 pounds. He was last seen wearing dark pants, a green shirt, a gray jacket with a dark blue stripe on the side and a black or brown baseball cap.

Anyone with additional information should call Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477) or detective Foster at (229) 431-2142. The Spanish speaking APD-COP Tip Line is (229) 434-2677.

Crime stoppers is an anonymous tipline. People with information could become eligible for cash rewards.