FALL RIVER - Fall River Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for embezzlement.

Fall River Police say Pedro Chantre, 46, of 1242 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is wanted for swindling his former employer out of over $80,000 during a 60-day period.

Anyone with information on Chantre's whereabouts is asked to contact Detectives Dwaine Cabeceiras or Luis Vertentes of the Major Crimes Division at 508-324-2796 or the Police anonymous tips line at 508-672-TIPS (8477).