Crime

Pair buys snacks at Caseyville gas station then steals car’s license plate, police say

Police are looking for the man pictured, who they say stole a license plate from a parked car Monday morning.
Police are looking for the man pictured, who they say stole a license plate from a parked car Monday morning. Provided photo

Caseyville police were searching for a man they say bought snacks Monday morning with a women at a gas station and then stole the license plate off a parked car.

The police department posted still images from surveillance video showing a man wearing a shirt that said “Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.”

The suspects entered the Caseyville Mini Mart at 8805 Maple Ave. at about 8 a.m. Monday and left in a red SUV soon after.

Anyone with information on either person in the photos is asked to call the Caseyvill Police Department’s detectives at 618-344-2151 ext. 142.

Mary Cooley: 618-239-2535; @MaryCooleyBND
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