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Detectives search for smiling identity thief

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Cumberland County Sheriff's Detectives are searching for this man accused of stealing a woman's identity. (Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office) Cumberland County Sheriff's Detectives are searching for this man accused of stealing a woman's identity. (Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)
If you have any information about this man call authorities. (Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office) If you have any information about this man call authorities. (Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Cumberland County Sheriff's Detectives are searching for a suspect accused of stealing a woman's identity, opening a bank account in her name, and ripping off a bank of $11,000.

According to Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, surveillance pictures show the suspect smiling into the cameras as he took money from an automatic teller machine.

The suspect has hit more than one ATM over the past four weeks and was also tracked making purchases at a local Wal-Mart.

The suspect is described as a black man with facial hair. He is also known to talk on the cell phone while making his illegal transactions, sharing his crime with listeners.

If you know this suspect, you are urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500 or dial 911 for immediate assistance.

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