Man wanted in connection with stolen car

The suspect is described as being in his late 20s to 30, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing brown pants, an orange hat and a beige golf shirt with brown stripes.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify and catch a man suspected of stealing a car.

The suspect was last seen Tuesday about 8:40 a.m. near Dupont Street and Pollard Road off Sandbar Ferry Road, said Sgt. Paul Godden.

The stolen car was spotted and pursued by police, but the driver got out and ran away, Godden said. The car was stolen Nov. 12 on Monte Sano Avenue.

The suspect is described as being in his late 20s to 30, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing brown pants, an orange hat and a beige golf shirt with brown stripes.

He is wanted for possession of a stolen vehicle and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity can contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020, (706) 821-1080 or (866) 939-5050.

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