Lufkin police searching for credit card thieves
POSTED: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 7:54am
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 8:59am
Lufkin, TX (KETK) — Lufkin authorities are searching for two women who are suspected of stealing a credit card from a a woman's purse at a Lufkin restaurant and then using the card for $600 worth of purchases.
On January 20, 2013, a Lufkin restaurant customer briefly left her purse unattended at the restaurant`s bar. When the victim retrieved the purse to pay for her meal, she realized that someone had stolen her makeup bag, driver`s license, health insurance card, credit card, checkbook, and debit card.
The woman immediately reported the theft to Lufkin Police Department and to her credit card issuer but the card had already been used for approximately $600 worth of purchases at two businesses.
The security footage from one business indicates that the thieves are the two white females shown in the photo and video at the top of this story.
The store`s videos show that the women arrived at and left the business as passengers in a white, single-cab truck that appears to be an older, two-wheel-drive, long-bed Ford F-150 driven by a white male.
If you can identify these suspects, or provide any information concerning this crime, call Crime Stoppers of Lufkin at (936) 639-TIPS or click here to submit an anonymous tip.
You never have to give your name and Crime Stoppers may pay a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest related to this crime.