Police release photo of west Nashville package thief

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 8:07pm
Staff reports

Metro police released images from surveillance video that show the suspect allegedly taking packages from west Nashville homes Jan. 8.

Detectives hope the public can help identify the person who stole boxes from the stoop of a home in the 3700 block of Brighton Road. Police say the man is a suspect in numerous similar thefts in the area.

The suspect, who was taped at 3:20 p.m., is described as a white man in his mid-20s with short dark hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing long, baggy jean shorts and a dark hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone who has information concerning this theft or who recognizes the suspect from the surveillance photo is urged to contact West Precinct Detective Diana McCoy at 862-7409 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.