The Atlantic City Police Department is asking for your help in identifying a person wanted for allegedly stealing a detective's cell phone while she was in pursuit of a drug suspect.

According to police, around 6AM Saturday an ACPD detective observed a man in a drug transaction; that suspect shoved the detective to the ground and took off running. The detective chased and eventually arrested the man who was found to be in possession of a large quantity of heroin, cocaine, and marijuana.

Theft suspect - Photo: Atlantic City Police Department

During the incident, the ACPD detective lost her cell phone. Cops says the pictured man found the detective's cell phone and did not give it to any of the officers on the scene.

If you are able to identify the pictured person, you are asked to contact Atlantic City Police at (609) 347-5766.

 

SOURCE: ACPD press release, 8/14/17