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Home  |  News  |  Deputies: Man Steals Car, Buys TV With Stolen Card

Deputies: Man Steals Car, Buys TV With Stolen Card
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

 
Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies have are searching for a suspect they say stole a car from a man, then used credit cards from the victim to purchase items.

Officers say at 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 16, a suspect forcibly stole a man's Subaru Legacy from the 1200 St. Andrews Road. According to the victim, the suspect pointed a gun at him which he thought was a gun and took his 2003 Subaru Legacy, credit cards, cash, and four bowling balls.

About three hours later, deputies say surveillance video showed a man believed to be the suspect entering the Walmart at 360 Harbison Boulevard. Officers say he used the victim's stolen credit card to buy a big screen HDTV.

Deputies have released surveillance video of the suspect. They also have released the license plate number of the stolen vehicle, which is South Carolina tag CCP 232.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to Crimestoppers of the Midlands. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

Source: http://www.wltx.com/news/crimestoppers/article/148079/28/Deputies-Man-Steals-Car-Buys-TV-With-Stolen-Card

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