The Copperas Cove Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in a December theft case, according to a news release issued by the city.

According to the release, the suspect and the victim met on a public transportation bus on Dec. 8. The victim, who uses an electronic wheelchair, needed help getting home because the chair was not working properly. The suspect reportedly offered to push the victim home and, when they arrived, the suspect took a bag the victim was holding and ran off.

The Copperas Cove Police Department is continuing to investigate this case. Copperas Cove Crime Stoppers needs help to solve this case and identify the offender. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 in cash for clues if the information leads to an arrest and prosecution. No one will ever ask for a name. Any information on this case or about the offender(s) is very important. Call Crime Stoppers today at (254) 547-1111 or submit a tip on-line at

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