UPDATE: This incident is related to several other frauds in the area. A suspect vehicle was determined. That vehicle and three suspects were apprehended in New Jersey on December 21, 2020. Charges are pending.
On December 11, 2020 around 5:45 PM, the Lower Allen Township Police Department was dispatched to call a victim in reference to a non-active theft. The victim had been shopping at BJ's and Michael's between 2:00 PM and 3:30 PM and discovered that her purse was missing. She later discovered that five of her credit cards had been used fraudulently. The suspect (the black male pictured) used her credit card at 3:08 PM at Target and then at 3:23 and 3:41 PM at Kohl's on the Carlisle Pike. The thief was able to fraudulently use her card to obtain $1,400 in gift cards. It is believed that the male suspect was acting with a black female and they victimized other shoppers in nearby jurisdictions.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect or anyone with information on these frauds is asked to contact the Lower Allen Township Police Department.