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Va. Beach man steals Wal-mart duffel bag, fills it with $14,500 of iPhones

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Posted at 1:32 PM, Aug 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-12 13:53:55-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Police are searching for a man who stole over $14,500 worth of iPhones from a Walmart at 657 Phoenix Drive early Tuesday morning.

At approximately 3:20 a.m. the man entered the Walmart, selected a duffel bag off the shelf and headed directly to the electronics section of the store.

Police are looking for this individual in connection with iPhone thefts.

Police are looking for this individual in connection with iPhone thefts.

He used a tool to break the glass where the iPhones are stored, placed over 20 iPhones valued at over $14,500 into the recently acquired duffel bag, and walked out of the store without paying.

Police said this vehicle was used in connection with a theft at Wal-mart.

Police said this vehicle was used in connection with a theft at Wal-mart.

The suspect was seen leaving in this four-door car.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637).   Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward if their information leads to an arrest.