Smartphone security feature snaps picture of Goodwill phone thief

Mt Juliet Goodwill suspect-PHOTO: Mt. Juliet Police

Mt. Juliet, Tenn.--Mt. Juliet Police are asking for assistance identifying a man accused of stealing an unattended cell phone from a Goodwill store.

Police say the man was captured on surveillance video Sunday taking the phone from the 1985 Providence Parkway Goodwill location.

The suspect was also captured on camera (see above) after a security feature on the phone snapped a picture of the man.

He is believed to live in the Nashville area according to police. Anyone with information of his identity is asked to call Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615) 754-TIPS (8477).

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