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Do you know this man accused of taking a bag full of valuables from Scarlet Pearl Casino?

D'Iberville police are searching for this man caught on surveillance camera taking a victim's bag full of valuable items from Scarlet Pearl Casino on New Year's Day.
D'Iberville police are searching for this man caught on surveillance camera taking a victim's bag full of valuable items from Scarlet Pearl Casino on New Year's Day.

D'IBERVILLE -- Police are searching for a man accused of taking a patron's bag filled with $10,000 worth of clothing and jewelry from Scarlet Pearl Casino. The theft was caught on surveillance camera, officials said.

D'Iberville Capt. Marty Griffin said the incident occurred on New Year's Day. The victim was gambling and placed a large bag filled with personal items in an adjacent chair.

"The victim walked away from the bag for a moments," Griffin said. "And while away, a male is observed on surveillance video picking up the bag and leaving the casino."

The suspect who allegedly stole the items is wanted for grand larceny.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the D'Iberville Police Department at 396-4252 or 865-7070. Tips can also be called into Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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