The Grand Junction Police Department is trying to identify a man who stole a hand-held scanner from a Grand Junction store.

The theft happened on Thursday, September 13 around 3:15 a.m. from the Walmart store at 2545 Rimrock Avenue.

While in the store, the man pictured stole a TC70 electronic handheld scanner used by employees to read barcodes and other tasks associated with merchandising. The scanner is worth over $800.

Police say the man is 35 to 40-years-old, 6-feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds. The suspect has a mustache, goatee, and a tattoo on his right forearm. At the time of the theft, he was wearing a white t-shirt with dark cargo shorts, green flip-flops and a Camo Boonie hat.

If you recognize the person in the photo you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Mesa County at 970-241-7867. Tips and information can also be reported on the Crime Stoppers website or by using the P3 Tips app.

All information given to Crime Stoppers can be done anonymously and the person providing the information may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 without revealing their identity.

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