The Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office says the woman in this surveillance video stole a woman's credit card and used them at a Belk store. (Source: BCSO)
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is asking
for the public's help in identifying a woman who was captured on video
surveillance using a stolen credit card.
A 92-year-old woman reported the theft of her
wallet on Jan. 10. She said she thought her wallet had been stolen while
shopping at the Festival Center Publix's the day before, according to the
Video surveillance showed a black female
taking the victim's wallet from her purse, according to the sheriff's office.
The victim told the sheriff's office that she
had asked the woman for help getting an item from the shelf at Publix. Then she
took the victim's wallet from her purse, according to the sheriff's office.
The victim did not realize her wallet was
missing until she tried to pay for her groceries. The suspect had since left
Investigators obtained more surveillance
footage that captured the woman using the stolen credit cards at the Belk's at
Shelter Cove to charge nearly $2,000 in unauthorized purchases.
The sheriff's office is asking anyone with
information regarding the pictured individuals to contact either Investigator
Cpl. D. Seifert at 843.255.3414 or CrimeStoppers.
Stay anonymous and earn a reward by calling
CrimeStoppers at 1.888.CRIME.SC (274-6372) or text the word TIPSC with a
message to CRIMES (274637).