Fraud

THIS CRIME OF THEFT AND FRAUD, OCCURED ON SEPTEMBER 14TH 2018, AROUND NOON AT A BUSINESS ON THE 38-HUNDRED BLOCK OF ALBERT STREET. AN ELDERLY WOMAN WAS AT THE CASHIER WHEN A MAN BEHIND HER INFORMED HER THAT SHE DROPPED A 20 DOLLAR BILL. THE WOMAN TOLD THE MAN IT WAS NOT HERS AND LEFT THE STORE. THE MAN FOLLOWED HER OUT INTO THE PARKING LOT INSISTING THE TWENTY DOLLARS WAS HERS. DURING THE DISAGREEMENT, THE MAN HAD HIS HANDS ON HER WALLET SO THE WOMAN DECIDED TO STOP ARGUING AND TAKE THE MONEY. A SHORT TIME LATER, THE WOMAN DISCOVERED HER CREDIT CARD WAS MISSING. UPON FURTHER INVESTIGATION, THE CREDIT CARD COMPANY CONFIRMED SEVERAL LARGE PURCHASES WERE MADE WITH THE CARD, PURCHASES SHE DID NOT MAKE.

 

THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS FIVE TEN, FOURTY TO FIFTY YEARS OLD, AND SPOKE WITH AN ACCENT. HE WAS A WEARING A BLACK BALL CAP, EYEGLASSES, A DARK JACKET, A WHITE HENLEY SHIRT, BLUE JEANS, AND BLACK RUNNERS WITH WHITE SOLES.

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