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UPDATE: Fall River wanted suspect on larceny charges captured



UPDATE: According to Sergeant J.T. Hoar, Pereira has been captured in Middletown, RI.

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Fall River Police are looking for a city man wanted on larceny charges along with other possible victims.

According to Detective John Robinson, Joseph Pereira, 54, of 157 Rodman Street, is wanted on a charge of Larceny under False pretenses after he took a cash deposit with the promise of providing a rental apartment before the holidays.

Pereira never provided that apartment.

Pereira walked out of the 2nd District Court prior to being taken into custody and has not been seen since.

If you believe you are a victim of Joseph Pereira, please contact Detective Lawrence Ferreira at 508-324-2796 or call anonymously on the TIPS line 508-672-TIPS(8477). If you see Pereira, call your local police department.

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