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PD: Man Steals Cash, ID Cards From Disabled Marine

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 508-775-0445

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    Police in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, are looking for a man suspected of stealing wallets, identification cards and the social security card of a disabled Marine Wednesday.

    Officers responded to the Cape Cod Inflatable Park and met with United States Marine combat veteran Robert M. Watson and his wife, who live in North Carolina.

    They were staying at a hotel in Plymouth and visited Yarmouth for the day with their two children.

    While at the Cape Cod Inflatable Park they met a man and his young son, who befriended them and thanked Watson for his service.

    They went to take their kids on a slide and when they returned all of their belongings were gone, which included wallets, cash, bank cards, Watson's military identification cards veterans' affairs card, health care card, and social security card.

    The family could not locate the man, but one of the workers reported seeing a man who matched the description leaving with a beach bag that matched the description of Watson's

    Cape Cod Inflatable Park gave the family $100 and food and gas. Additional customers and employees gave them donations as well.

    The family is expected to return to North Carolina within the next few days.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 508-775-0445.

    Anyone who wants to donate can send a check to The United States Marine Corporal Nicholas G. Xiarhos Memorial Fund C/O Citizens Bank 1116 Route 28 South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, 02664 or drop off donations at Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters.


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