Suspects sought in credit card thefts

Posted at 6:11 PM, Sep 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-23 18:16:54-04

HANOVER, Va. –Investigators have images of two suspects that they say are working in tandem to steal credit cards and rack up charges.

Credit card theft suspect number one.

Credit card theft suspect number one.

The Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s assistance with identifying the two females, who are believed to be driving a full-sized SUV.  Officers say the credit card theft has resulted in several thousands of dollars in losses.

The thefts occurred on August 21, while the victims were shopping at separate retail locations. In the first incident, one of the suspects distracted the victim while the other stole her wallet from her purse. During the second incident, the suspects stole the victim’s wallet from her unlocked vehicle.

Credit card theft suspect number two.

Credit card theft suspect number two.

The suspects then immediately used the stolen cards at local retailers in the Hanover and Henrico, where they purchased electronics and gift cards.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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