The alleged theft occurred round 11:50 p.m. throughout the Competition of Lights occasion in downtown Riverside, on Dec. 5.
The suspect had requested the artist for a portrait of himself, however simply because the caricaturist had completed, the suspect grabbed the artist’s cash bag containing roughly $500 and fled on foot — leaving the drawing behind.
The Riverside Police Division posted a photograph of the drawing on its Facebook web page, searching for the general public’s assist in figuring out the suspect.
“DO YOU RECOGNIZE THIS CARICATURE? And no, we aren’t kidding,” police stated.
The suspect was described as a black male in his early 20s, about 5 toes 1 inch tall with a mean construct, black hair, and mustache. Police stated he was final seen carrying a blue and purple jacket, white undershirt, black pants, and a purple hat.
“This caricature is of the suspect, however after all, has exaggerated traits and options,” police added.
Anybody with extra info on the person is suggested to contact Jeff Putnam at 951-826-2054.