San Diego Crime Stoppers searching for suspects wanted for grand theft and credit card fraud

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Western Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate three unknown suspects wanted for grand theft and credit card fraud.

On March 17, at approximately 2:15 p.m., two unknown suspects approached a female victim who was shopping at the Sephora store inside the Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego. 

The victim was holding her baby when the two suspects started talking to her. While the two suspects were speaking to the victim, a third suspect stole the victim’s wallet from inside her purse, which was attached to a baby stroller. The victim did not immediately realize that her wallet was missing. 

The two female suspects used the victim’s stolen ID card and credit cards at several locations throughout the mall totaling over $ 15,000 in fraudulent purchases.       

Suspect’s Description: The male is described as an unknown race, approximately 40- years-old, 5’9” to 5’10” tall, thin build, and had dark colored hair.  The male was wearing a tan colored Fedora hat with a black band on it.

The two female suspects are both described as Hispanic, late 30’s, 5’3” tall, heavy builds, and had shoulder length brown hair.

Anyone with information on this case should call the San Diego Police Department’s Western Division at (619) 692-4800 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. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via

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