Leduc RCMP seek public assistance in identifying theft/fraud suspect

Leduc, Alberta – On March 28, 2017 a female used stolen credit cards to make fraudulent purchases and the Leduc RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying her.

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At approximately 7:00 p.m., the victim was in a store in Leduc Common where she momentarily left her purse unattended in her shopping cart. The purse was taken from the shopping cart, and shortly after purchases were made, online with a debit card and at a nearby business with a credit card. Other property within the stolen purse included a wallet and contents and an Iphone 6s with a pink otter box case.

The RCMP investigation has revealed that an adult female is the culprit. She is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Approximate age – early to mid twenties
  • Block hair in a pony tail
  • Wearing a plaid shirt

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She was seen in the company of a male wearing a yellow baseball hat and RCMP are seeking assistance in identifying this male as he may have information about this investigation.

This incident serves as a reminder as to how quickly items like a purse can be lifted, when the owner’s attention is diverted.

If you have information about the identities of either of these two people, please call the Leduc RCMP at 780-90-7200 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.

Leduc RCMP


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