ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS)—Atlantic City police are searching for the person they say stole an officer’s cell phone during an investigation over the weekend.

It happened around 6 a.m. on August 12 when a detective lost her cellular phone while chasing a man connected to a narcotics investigation.

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Police say the detective lost her phone when she was shoved to the ground.

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That’s when police say another man allegedly picked up the detective’s phone and did not return it.

Anyone with information about the identity of this man is asked to call  609-347-5766.

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