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Suspect sought for breaking into car, using victim's credit cards

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The Charleston Police Department is on the lookout for a man who stole items from a car and went on a shopping spree using the victim's checkbook.

On April 9, police responded to the Costco on 3050 Ashley Town Center Drive in reference to a theft from a car.

The victim told officers she left her car in the parking lot at 1 p.m.

A police report states that some time later, the victim received a phone call from her bank telling her that large purchases were made with checks from her debit account at the Walmart on Bees Ferry Road and at the Food Lion on Ashley Crossing Drive.

The victim told police she returned to her car at 5:50 p.m. and discovered someone had stolen her book bag, laptop, credit cards, checkbook, wallet, and camera from her vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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