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Man uses stolen credit cards at several Vernon stores…

This man stole a purse and used the credit cards from that purse to make hundreds of dollars with of purchases. If you can ID this thief, contact the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

VERNON, BC: The Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP is looking to identify an unknown male who is suspected of using stolen credits cards throughout the Vernon area… 

On January 5th, 2018, Vernon RCMP received a report of a theft from vehicle that occurred near Marshall Field, where a purse was stolen.

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This man stole a purse and used the credit cards from that purse to make hundreds of dollars with of purchases. If you can ID this thief, contact the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171

Just hours after the theft from Vehicle, stolen credit cards were allegedly used at different retailers in Vernon, racking up hundreds of dollars in charges. 

The suspect is described as: 

  • Caucasian male
  • 30 – 40 years of age
  • Stalky build
  • Facial stubble / short beard
  • Wearing a black hooded sweater and ball cap

“The majority of the reported theft from vehicles have subsequent frauds attached to them, where the stolen credit / debit cards are being used immediately after the thefts occur”, says Cst. Kelly BRETT. “It is important that motorists are not leaving valuables in their vehicles. Theft from motor vehicles are a crime of opportunity adds Brett don’t fall victim to this by making your vehicle an easy target.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leaving a tip online at http://www.nokscrimestoppers.com

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