Police Looking For Assistance In Credit Card Fraud Suspect (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

May 22, 2014 Updated May 22, 2014 at 5:19 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Below is a copy of a release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

The Fort Wayne Police Department is looking for your assistance in solving a crime.

On February 7th & 8th, 2014, a subject, or subjects, went to 3 different PHIL’S ONE STOP convenience store locations in Fort Wayne; and used fraudulent credit cards to make 6 different fraudulent transactions valued at $1,340.00.
The bulk of the purchases were for cartons of Newport and Marlboro cigarettes.
One of the incidents involving a fraudulent credit card occurred on Friday February 7th, 2014 at about 6:10pm.
A male subject entered the PHIL’S ONE STOP convenience store located at 1810 W. Coliseum BLVD in Fort Wayne.
The subject purchased 4 cartons of Newport Menthol 100 Cigarettes, a small box of Glad trash bags, and a bottle of Minute Maid Cranberry Apple Raspberry drink. The total came to $248.30.
In the surveillance video from the store, the suspect is a M/ B who looks to be in his late 50’s to early 60’s. He is clean shaven, wearing dark rimmed glasses, a “Rebels” ball cap, and what appears to be a hip length black fur coat. He is also wearing a metallic bracelet or watch on each wrist.
If you recognize this person, please call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867)

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