GREENSBURG (KDKA) — State police are asking for the public’s help finding a man accused of stealing a woman’s credit card right out of her purse, and using it to go on a shopping spree.
Investigators have released surveillance images of the suspect and the vehicle he may have been driving.
The theft happened Tuesday around 11:30 a.m. at the Westmoreland Mall.
According to state police, the victim was eating lunch when the credit card was taken from her purse.
HELP ID!! 11/6/18 @ 1130 Victim had her wallet removed from her purse while eating lunch at Westmoreland Mall. The pictured actor used victim's CC at local retail stores to the tune of almost 4K. Believed to be operating the pictured 🚗. Contact PSP gbg 724-832-3288 w/ leads pic.twitter.com/uEN4HYoSmA
— Troop A Public Information Officers (@PSPTroopAPIO) November 7, 2018
Investigators say the suspect then racked up a nearly $4,000 bill on the card at local stores.
He’s believed to be driving the vehicle in this surveillance photo:
Anyone with information on him or the vehicle is asked to call state police at 724-832-3288.