Police identify pickpocket suspect caught on surveillance video

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police have identified the suspect featured in a store video.

They say 29 year old Robert Lee Short is the man seen pulling a phone from a woman’s pocket at the Central Avenue Kanku’s on Saturday, February 9th.

The full video shows a man stalking his victim and making other attempts at the phone.


“CPD thanks the many community members who provided tips to help police with this case.”

Short is now wanted for theft under $1,000.

He has a previous theft arrest almost seven years ago.


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