Cops seek man who used credit card stolen from wallet at church

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police are seeking the public's help in identifying and locating the man who police said used a stolen credit card at two locations in Huntington. (Dec. 6, 2012) Photo Credit: SCPD

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Investigators are looking for a man who used a stolen credit card to make fraudulent purchases at two Huntington stores, Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Second Squad detectives said Monday.

Police released photographs Monday of the suspect, a man, taken from video surveillance cameras at two Huntington stores, Aerosoles and Madison's Niche.

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Police said the wallet was stolen from a jacket left in a pew at the Church of St. Patrick at 400 Main St. on Dec. 6, between 6 and 6:50 p.m.

The man then made the purchases later that night, using a credit card from the stolen wallet, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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