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Help deputies catch thief photographed at Carmichael area AT&T phone store

Suspect in AT&T cell phone theft
Suspect in AT&T cell phone theft Courtesy of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department

Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a thief who took cell phones from a store just north of Carmichael.

The robber, described as a white man in his mid-to-late 20s, entered the AT&T store in the 4000 block of Mazanita Avenue on April 20. While in the store, he took several phones, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

The thief threatened a store employee when the worker tried to confront him. The thief drove away from the store in a tan 2006 to 2009 Mercedes.

He was described as being about 5 feet 10 inches tall and 170 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball cap, red t-shirt and blue jeans.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews