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Cartoonish, hand-drawn sketch leads to suspect ID, police say


A detailed description, coupled with a cartoonish hand-drawn sketch, led investigators to a potential suspect involved in a theft earlier this year, police said

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A man pretended to be an employee of a stand inside Central Market, then stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled Jan. 30, according to Lancaster City Police Department

A detailed description and sketch provided by witnesses was enough for a veteran investigator to recognize the “amateurish and cartoonish” drawing Wednesday as Hung Phuoc Nguyen, according to police.

A witness also recognized Nguyen from a photo array, police said

Nguyen, 44, was charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking. A warrant was issued for his arrest.


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