Police ask for help IDing credit card fraud suspect

Police are asking for help IDing this man.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for help identifying a man suspected of using fraudulent credit cards.

Police are asking for help IDing this man.
Police are asking for help IDing the man on the left.

Police believe the man pictured in the surveillance images they released went to three different Phil’s One Stop convenience stores throughout Fort Wayne on February 7 to 8 and made six fraudulent purchases. Police said the fraudulent transactions totaled $1,340.

Most of the purchases were for cartons of Newport and Marlboro cigarettes.

In one incident on February 7, police say the suspect entered the Phil’s One Stop at 1810 W. Coliseum Boulevard at about 6: 10 o.m.

He bought four cartons of Newport Menthol 100 Cigarettes, a small box of Glad trash bags, and a bottle of Minute Maid Cranberry Apple Raspberry drink. His purchase came to $248.30.

In the surveillance video from the store, the suspect is a black man who appears to be in his late 50’s or early 60’s. He is clean shaven, wears dark rimmed glasses, and has on a “Rebels” cap and what appears to be a hip length black fur coat. He has was looks like a metallic bracelet or watch on each wrist.

Anyone who recognized the person in the surveillance images is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867).

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