NORTH AUBURN (CBS13) — Authorities are asking for help in finding a person suspected in an identity theft case in North Auburn.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, back on Dec. 3, a thief got into an unlocked car along Parkway Place and took a purse, wallet, Forjas Taurus revolver, expensive sunglasses and other items.READ MORE: Smoking Solution? California Bill Would Eliminate Litter Left Behind By Smokers
A day later, the stolen credit cards were used at four different stores across Yuba City and Marysville. In total, the suspect bought about $1,275 in merchandise.
Further, detectives say the suspect also tried to pass two of the victim’s checks.READ MORE: Elk Grove Horse Rescue Robbed Over The Weekend
Surveillance video at the stores captured the suspect using the stolen credit cards. The suspect’s face was covered by a mask, but the person was also wearing a distinctive hoodie with the Robbins Fire Department logo.
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Anyone with information on who the suspect might be is urged to call detectives at (530) 889-7893.