Thursday, August 23, 2012
Gastonia Thieves on the Loose
All four cases happened on August 11. Multiple businesses in Gastonia have captured the suspects on surveillance footage. A woman's purse was stolen from the Walmart on North Myrtle School Road while the woman had her back turned.
A credit card stolen from that purse was used in an attempt to purchase goods from the Walgreen's on West Franklin Boulevard.
A shopper at the K-Mart on East Franklin Boulevard reported a credit card stolen from her purse. In that incident, the victim says a male accomplice distracted her while a woman stole the card.
That card was used to buy gift cards from the Lowes nearby.
If you have any information on these incidents, you could receive up to $1000 in reward money from Crime Stoppers.
You can reach Gaston County Crime Stoppers at (704) 861-8000 or call Detective Capistran at (704) 866-6884.