SCMPD searching for credit card fraud suspect

Photo courtesy: SCMPD

After an auto break-in on East 49th Street that left a woman with a broken window and stolen items from her purse, Metro police need help to identify the person suspected of the crime. The suspect made multiple transactions with a credit card that was reported stolen from the victim to the Walmart on Montgomery Cross Roads. The card was later used at another Walmart on Highway 80 and according to a release from Eunicia Baker the suspect racked up several thousand of dollars worth of purchases. There was also three additional transactions attempted with the stolen card.

The suspect was captured on surveillance footage during one of the transactions. He is described as a black male in his late 20s to early 30s. He stands about 5-10 and weighs roughly 150 – 170 pounds. During the incident, he wore a black shirt and black shorts. The suspect may have fled in a white 2010 Nissan Altima, with dark tinted windows and factory-issued rims.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

A close up of the suspect (Photo courtesy: SCMPD )
A close up of the suspect (Photo courtesy: SCMPD )
The suspect's vehicle (Photo courtesy: SCMPD)
The suspect’s vehicle (Photo courtesy: SCMPD)

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