Man sought in Bayport credit-card theft

Suffolk County police have released a surveillance camera

Suffolk County police have released a surveillance camera photo of a suspect in the theft and unauthorized use of a credit card. The card was stolen from a vehicle and it was used at a 7-Eleven store in Bayport and a gasoline station in Selden, police said. (March 7, 2013) (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Suffolk County police ask the public's help locating a man in the theft and unauthorized use of a credit card, and they provided a surveillance camera photo Thursday showing the suspect at a Bayport convenience store.

The police said the card was stolen from the victim's vehicle, and the suspect used it at a 7-Eleven at 863-865 Montauk Hwy., Bayport, at 1:40 a.m. March 7. He used it to buy two sandwiches and 10 packs of Newport cigarettes, according to police.

An hour later the man used the credit card at a Valero gas station on Middle County Road in Selden, police said.


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The man in the photo was described as 30 to 35 years old, thin, about 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10, wearing a Giants knit ski cap and a black waist-length jacket with the words "Sean John" in large letters across the chest.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to make a confidential call to 800-220-TIPS.

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