FOREST CITY — A man allegedly stole a woman’s cellphone while at the Dollar General.

Forest City police responded Wednesday to the call for service at the Dollar General on South Church Street. There a woman told police she had laid her cellphone down when a white male with tattoos on his left arm, wearing a black face mask (COVID), gray shirt, sweat pants and slides picked up the phone and placed it in his pocket, according to police.

The male subject entered the store in the company of a white female wearing a white shirt and salmon-colored pants.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Lt. James Hoppes at the Forest City Police Department at (828) 245-5555 or (828) 286-2911.