FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Police have identified a man wanted for seven thefts on both sides of the Mississippi River.
The man is not yet in custody and the identity of the man will not be released until he is charged.
Store surveillance footage captured the suspect entering off-limits areas of stores and rummaging through store employees' belongings.
Six of the seven thefts occurred Friday, one of which resulted in the man stealing a store employee’s keys and subsequently her car.
Investigators said the suspect has hit stores within the St. Clair Square mall, Babies R Us and Big Lots, all within Fairview Heights city limits.