DENVER (CBS4) – A thief on the run after robbing someone inside an Auraria Campus building Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the suspect said he was deaf and asked for money, and then he grabbed the victim’s wallet and fled.

Police are looking for an older white man in his late 40s or 50s with gray hair and a beard. He was wearing a bright yellow t-shirt and baseball cap.

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