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Thief goes on shopping spree with stolen card

3 years 9 months 6 days ago August 21, 2013 Aug 21, 2013 Wednesday, August 21 2013 August 21, 2013 8:05 AM in News
Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office
By: Jillian Washington

PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies in Ascension Parish need your help tracking down a woman who allegedly made several purchases with a stolen credit card.

Detectives say the woman stole the victim's wallet at a Wal-Mart in Prairieville.

She later charged more than $2,500 in electronic and gift card purchases and used the cards at various stores in the New Orleans area.

Investigators say other purchases with the stolen card were declined. It has since been deactivated.

The woman also made a failed attempt at using the victim's driver's license to withdraw money from their account at a Hammond bank.

She fled the scene once police were contacted.

Image: APSO

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