Md. police seek suspect in sweetheart scam

Howard County police are asking the public to help them identify a suspect wanted in a "sweetheart scam" that took place recently.

The suspect met the male victim online and stole $5,500 after the two dated briefly, police said. The victim was allegedly conned with fraudulent stories.

The suspect referred to himself as Joseph Wyant, but police say it might be a fake name.

If you recognize the suspect or have any information about the case, call Howard County police at 410-313-STOP.