KPD e-News Release: Suspects Sought in Theft of Wallet and Fraudulent Use of Debit Card Contained Within

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Suspects Sought in Theft of Wallet and Fraudulent Use of Debit Card Contained Within
DATE: October 17, 2017
CASE #: 17-028215 (Theft of Wallet)

17-028576 (Fraudulent Use of Debit Card)

GENERAL NARRATIVE
On October 8, 2017 at approximately 6:00 PM, a teenage girl’s wallet was stolen from her purse while she was working at a store in the Fort Henry Mall, located at 2101 Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport. Shortly thereafter, the victim’s debit card contained within her wallet was used to make two fraudulent purchases at Walmart, located at 2500 West Stone Drive.

The two suspects were captured by Walmart surveillance cameras leaving the store afterward. A photograph taken from that footage has been included in this release. Anyone who recognizes either of them is asked to contact Detectives in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/police-department/contact-us

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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