Duluth Resident’s Day Ruined by Bold Daylight Theft

January 24, 2024
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Duluth Resident's Day Ruined by Bold Daylight Theft

🚗 The Gist: A daytime robbery in Duluth saw a worker’s wallet stolen from her car, leading to a spree of credit card fraud.

🔒 The Details: While a Duluth woman was at work, their car parked at 3296 Commerce Ave. became the target of a thief. The suspect, described as a young black male with dreadlocks, snatched a wallet containing several credit cards, later used for fraudulent purchases, including high-end electronics at a local Walmart. The crime spree came to light when a Subway employee, alerted by the victim, confronted the suspect during a fraudulent transaction attempt, causing him to flee.

🛒 By The Numbers:

  • 1 wallet stolen
  • Numerous fraudulent transactions
  • High-value electronics purchased illegally

👁️ In Context: This incident is a stark reminder of the vulnerability of personal property in vehicles, especially in public places, and the ripple effect of such crimes on victims’ financial security.

👮 What You Can Do: The Gwinnett County Police are seeking information on the suspect. Contact them at 770.513.5300 with any leads. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 404.577.TIPS (8477) or online at www.stopcrimeATL.com, with potential rewards for information leading to an arrest.

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