RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Riverside police are looking for a man depicted in a caricature portrait who they say stole $500 from the artist.
Police said the man approached the caricature artist at the Festival of Lights when he asked for a portrait. Once done, the man allegedly grabbed the artist’s money bag and ran.READ MORE: Flyers Containing Hate Speech Related To Jewish People Distributed To Beverly Hills Homes
Riverside police said the man depicted in the caricature portrait is the suspect they’re looking for, though his features and characteristics have been exaggerated.READ MORE: Hollywood Christmas Parade Returns Sunday After Year Off Due To COVID-19
The suspect was described as a black man in his early 20s, about 5-foot-1-inch tall with an average build with black hair and mustache. He was last seen wearing a blue and red jacket, white undershirt, black pants and a red hat.MORE NEWS: Inside SoCal: 11/28 Wrap-Up
Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity was asked to contact Detective Jeff Putnam at 951-826-2054 or firstname.lastname@example.org.