Police: Woman used credit cards stolen from car

May 24, 2012 6:47:21 AM PDT
Philadelphia police are looking for the woman who apparently went shopping using several credit cards stolen from a parked car.

Police say the victim parked his vehicle in the 7600 block of Crittenden Street around 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

When he went back to his car at 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, he noticed someone entered his vehicle and stole his wallet, including several credit cards.

When investigators got the case, they soon learned that a woman was captured on surveillance camera allegedly using the victim's credit cards at several locations between 1:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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The woman is described as a black female between 30 and 40 years old with a medium complexion, a stocky build, wearing a blue hooded windbreaker, blue jeans, white sneakers, sunglasses and walks with a slight limp.

The woman was seen driving a dark-colored older model Buick sedan with dark-colored wheels or hubcaps.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or though phillypolice.com.

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