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Man caught stealing cash on camera identified

SPOKANE, Wash. - A man who was caught on camera stealing cash from a convenience store has been identified. In surveillance video, 62-year-old James Clemons is seen taking cash from an open safe and a bank deposit bag while the store employee was helping another customer.

A new cash reward has been offered for information that leads to Clemons' arrest.

Clemons is an escapee from the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge and is also is wanted by Snohomish County in Washington on a felony charge of First Degree Theft.

His criminal career in Spokane County dates back to 1991 and includes several convictions for third-degree theft and single convictions for second-degree theft and probation violation.

The burglary in which Clemons was caught on tape happened at the Hico off N. Barker road on April 21.

Clemons is a white male who is 5'10" tall and weighs 200 pounds. His hair is gray and he has blue eyes.

If you have any information regarding Clemons' whereabouts, you are asked to call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS.