Vader man loses $1,000 in Pokémon cards

Town crier

A Vader man has reportedly been robbed of $1,000 in Pokémon cards by an 8-year-old suspect, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.

The 20-year-old victim contacted deputies March 26 and said his collection, which consisted of trading cards kept in binders, had gone missing from his residence on the 700 block of Main St. sometime between Jan. 1 and March 20.

The most likely suspect identified so far has been an 8-year-old boy belonging to a transient family based out of the Longview/Kelso area.

Authorities said an investigation is under way and they are seeking an arrest for second-degree theft.