Chattanooga Police looking for pickpocket suspect

Chattanooga Police looking for pickpocket suspect (Photo: CPD & MGN)

UPDATE (Feb. 28th):

Chattanooga Police have identified the suspect as 29-year-old Robert Lee Short.

Short now faces theft under $1000 charges.

Chattanooga Police say he is still on the run. If you've seen him, please call 423-698-2525.


The Chattanooga Police Department says a man is accused of pickpocketing a iPhone from someone.

Police say he took the phone from an unsuspecting woman in line, standing in front of him.

It happened Saturday, February 9th just before 6 P.M., at the Kanku's on 702 Central Avenue.

The suspect is a white male with blonde hair and facial hair.

He was wearing camouflage pants, a dark shirt, and a backwards baseball cap.

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