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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Tuesday March 6th, 2018 :: 10:30 a.m. PST


Credit Card & Identity Theft - Poway

Investigators from the Poway Sheriff's Station want your help in identifying and locating a woman suspected of using stolen credit/debit cards to make more than $6,000 in fraudulent purchases.

It all started around 11:30 a.m. on January 14, 2018 at Vons located in the 13000 block of Poway Road. The suspect stole a wallet from a woman who was shopping at the store.

Within the hour, the suspect used four of the victim's credit/debit cards to buy Visa gift cards and other items worth more than $6,300 at the Target store in Poway and two Rite Aid stores in the City of San Diego.

Take a look at these surveillance photos of the suspect. She's described as a black woman between 20 and 30 years old with a thin build and dark hair in a ponytail. The suspect was wearing a black/white jacket with the word "Pink" on the front, blue denim jeans and black shoes.

If you know this woman or have any information on her whereabouts, call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous emails and mobile app tips can be found on our website:

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San Diego, CA 92123

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