WATCH: Police ask public’s help identifying stolen Jeep suspect

ST. GEORGE — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man in surveillance footage believed to be a suspect in a stolen vehicle investigation in Moab.

“Anyone recognize the man in this video?” the Moab City Police Department asked in a post on its Facebook page Monday, acknowledging that the quality of the video is poor but that it’s all investigators have to work with for the time being.

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Authorities are searching for the man caught on the surveillance video after identifying him as a suspect in the theft of a yellow Jeep rock crawler with a Georgia license plate.

The Jeep was parked at Canyonlands RV Resort & Campground when it was stolen on Aug. 31 at approximately 10:30 p.m., officials said. The stolen Jeep was recovered by police on Sunday, but the suspect has yet to be identified.

The suspect is believed to be a white man in his 20s with long, dark hair, a thin build and tattoos on his left arm, according to the Police Department.

The man was in the company of a black dog, police said, noting that the dog was possibly a Labrador Retriever.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Moab City Police Department at 435-259-8938.

Persons arrested or charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.

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