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Birmingham police search for alleged wallet thief

Incident occured when woman left wallet at the bar

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BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Birmingham police are on the lookout for a man who allegedly stole a woman's wallet at a bar.

It happened about 5 p.m. May 9 at 220 Merrill Restaurant when a woman left her jacket containing the wallet on a bar stool while she went to use the restroom, according to police. 

Upon returning, she noticed her wallet had been stolen. She told police the suspect was sitting next to her at the bar. 

Another customer thought the suspect looked suspicious and took a photo of him. 

If anyone has any information about the identity of this suspect, please contact Detective Kate Long at 248-530-1771