Suspect wanted for credit card and identity theft in Santee

SANTEE (KUSI) — San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Santee Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect wanted in connection with using a stolen credit card and identity theft.

On October 31st, an unknown suspect used a stolen credit card at several businesses in the city of Santee, including the Walmart located at Parkway Plaza, the 7-11 located at 375 W. Madison Avenue and the Target store located at 250 Broadway. The suspect used the stolen credit card to purchase food, electronics and other high priced items. The total amount charged to the stolen credit card was around $800.

The suspect is known to frequent the Santee area and usually purchases Bugler brand tobacco and rolling papers. He also uses a skateboard for transportation.

Suspect Description: The suspect is described as a white or hispanic man between 25 and 35-years-old. He was last seen wearing a black or navy hooded sweatshirt, black fitted hat, black pants, black Chuck Taylor tennis shoes and a black and white lanyard around his neck.

If you recognize the suspect call the Santee Sheriff’s Station at (619) 956-4000 or 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 www.sdcrimestoppers.org.

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