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Woman's Lost Wallet Leads to $2,500 in Credit Card Charges

The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

A Stow senior citizen's lost wallet was found not by a Good Samaritan, but by someone who used the woman's credit cards to make more than $2,500 worth of purchases.

According to an incident report just released Dec. 4, responded Nov. 9 to a call regarding theft, misuse of credit cards and forgery.

A 71-year-old resident of the 1800 block of Hibbard Drive told police that she had lost her leather billfold between 11 a.m. and noon on Nov. 9 in the 4300 block of Kent Road.

The victim later learned an unknown female had found the wallet, then visited seven different stores to charge a combined $2,591 in purchases to the victim's credit and debit cards.

Police said they obtained video surveillance images of the suspect, whose identity is unknown.

Mindy Davis December 09, 2011 at 07:39 PM
How about sharing a pic from the surveillance footage, so the public could help with identifying her??
Amanda Harnocz December 09, 2011 at 08:31 PM
We've asked for them, we'll keep you posted when this post is updated or if there is a new story. Thanks Mindy!

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