By Gina Yarbrough
Lemon Grove, CA–The Sheriff’s Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man suspected of stealing from elderly women at grocery stores in the east county, authorities said.
Between May 2021 and May 2022, there have been four incidents where the suspect entered grocery stores, and followed elderly women while they shopped in Lemon Grove, Sheriff’s Department Detective Freddy Herrero said.
The suspect is described as a black man possibly in his 50s standing around five feet, eight inches tall, and weighing about 130 pounds.
Anyone with information on the suspect can call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send web or mobile app tips.