Brett Blume (@brettblumekmox)By Brett Blume

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) – St. Louis County police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who took the wallet of a woman who was trying to help him.

It happened November 1 at Shop ‘n Save, 5780 South Lindbergh, as the suspect was selling candy bars as part of a fundraiser at the front of the store.

A woman who donated to the cause left her wallet behind after completing her transaction.

thief2 Police: Man Stole Wallet From Woman Who Donated To Fundraiser

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After some time, the suspect took the wallet and concealed it, and police say credit cards belonging to the victim were later used in unauthorized transactions.

Police released video of the incident that can be viewed here.

Anyone who can identify the individual or the fundraising effort he’s participating in is asked to contact the St. Louis County Police Department or the Affton Southwest Precinct at (314) 638-5550.

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