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Police: Suspect offers to push man in wheelchair home, robs him

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Posted at 8:59 AM, Jan 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-31 10:56:38-05

Copperas Cove police are searching for a suspect who stole money from a man he offered to help get home in December 2017.

Police said the suspect met the victim, who is confined to an electric wheelchair, on a public transportation bus on Dec. 8 when the victim's wheelchair was not working. 

The suspect offered to push the man home. 

When the two arrived, the suspect took a bag from the victim that contained an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. 

If you have any information on this man or this incident, police ask that you call 254-547-8222 regarding case 2017-4608.

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered to anyone with information that leads to an arrest. All tips are anonymous. 

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