Thief steals backpack from disabled man on FAX bus

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno Police have identified a person suspected of stealing a backpack from a mentally disabled man; now they need your help finding William Herrera.

Surveillance video captured the incident that happened May 10.

Officers say three men got on the FAX bus in Southeast Fresno at Ventura and Cedar.

A few minutes later, one of the suspects, now believed to be Herrera, grabbed the backpack and all three got off at the next stop.

The victim can be seen running after them.

Investigators say even though this is considered petty theft, the victim has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old, making him entitled to special protections under the law.

Anyone with information about William Herrera is asked to call the Fresno Police Department.
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