“Grab and Run” Thief On the Loose: JSA



On June 17, Jewelers’ Security Alliance issued a warning
regarding a grab and run thief who is suspected of robbing at least eight
stores in the Tri-State area.  

John Wiseman, 26, is
also wanted in connection with three grab and run thefts from jewelry stores in
Delaware. Police report that the suspect has now committed similar
thefts in Middletown Township (PA), Bensalem Township (PA) and Northeast
Philadelphia.

The suspect is
described as a white male, 5’9”, 180 lbs., with brown hair and a beard. He has
several tattoos, including the letters “HJH” on his right forearm, “JON” on his
right bicep, a cross on his left bicep, and “WISEMAN” across the shoulder
blades. A 29-year-old female who drives a red Mazda Protege sometimes
accompanies the suspect.  To see a
photo of the suspect, visit www.jewelerssecurity.org.
 

If you have
information on this suspect, call the Delaware State Police at 302-761-6677
ext. 308 or the Newark Police at 302-366-7111.