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Pasco deputies seek wallet-snatching suspect

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Surveillance photo provided by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office Surveillance photo provided by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office
Surveillance photo provided by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office Surveillance photo provided by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office
Surveillance photo provided by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office Surveillance photo provided by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office
PORT RICHEY, FL (WFLA) - The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is hoping surveillance photos will lead them to a man suspected in a gas station wallet-snatching incident.

It happened around 8:40 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the BP gas station located at 11006 U.S. 19 in Port Richey.

Investigators say the suspect called the victim over to his car and asked for a lighter, which the victim provided. As the victim was standing by the vehicle, the suspect reached out the window and grabbed the victim's wallet from her hand.

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Detectives say the suspect left the gas station in a 4-door, dark green Honda Civic and was headed westbound on Ranch Road.

A surveillance camera recorded images of the suspect prior to the robbery.

If you recognize the person in the photos, call the Pasco County Sheriff's Office Crime Tipsline at 1-800-706-2488. Be sure to give them case reference number 13-61332.

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