AUBURN (CBS13) — Authorities are looking for the suspect who smashed out the windows of a car parked near the American River Confluence, then stole someone’s wallet and used the credit cards at some nearby stores.
The incident happened back on Sept. 11. Placer County Sheriff’s detectives say the suspect broke into the car parked along Foresthill Road at some point between 2 and 3 p.m. that day.READ MORE: Person Struck By Train In Turlock
Later, the suspect used the victim’s credit cards at several Auburn stores: Home Depot, Best Auburn Smoke Shop, and Chick-fil-A. Detectives say the suspect also tried to make a large purchase at the Auburn Game Stop store.READ MORE: 'I Saw The Suffering In People's Faces: Sacramento Man Finds Strollers For War-Torn Refugees
In the end, detectives say the suspect managed to charge over $1,600 to the victim’s credit cards.
On Monday, detectives released surveillance video of the suspect. He was also seen driving a newer, red-colored Dodge Ram pickup truck.MORE NEWS: City To Vote On Project That Would Add Speed Bumps To More Sacramento Neighborhoods
Anyone who recognizes the suspect is urged to call detectives at (530) 889-7893.