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Red Deer RCMP look for assistance to ID fraud suspect

July 20, 2017 9:38 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a woman who attempted to defraud a jewelry store using ID and credit cards that had been stolen from a Calgary woman earlier this month.

Red Deer RCMP were called to a jewelry store in Parkland Mall at 8:20 pm on July 13 after a woman attempted to open a store credit card using a stolen credit card and driver’s license as her identification. The store staff verified that the credit card had been reported stolen and called RCMP, at which point the suspect fled from the store. The victim’s purse had been stolen on July 5 when thieves broke into a locked locker at a Calgary fitness facility.

RCMP have obtained surveillance photos of the suspect and are looking for public assistance to identify her. Police continue to investigate.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian female
  • approximately 6’ tall
  • brown hair
  • blue eyes
  • a flower tattoo on her chest and a rosary tattoo on her left arm

If you recognize this woman or have information about this investigation, contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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Media contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403.304.7764

photo of fraud suspect

photo of fraud suspect

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