Suspects make $8K in purchases with stolen credit card, police say

POSTED: 5:05 PM Nov 14 2013   UPDATED: 5:05 PM Nov 14 2013
SURF CITY, PENDER COUNTY -

The Surf City Police Department is searching for two people who allegedly stole a credit card and made thousands of dollars in purchases.

According to investigators, the suspects stole a Lowe's Contractors Yard credit card from a vehicle on Aug. 26. The suspects then allegedly purchased more than $8,000 in merchandise from all three Lowe's locations in Wilmington.

The first suspect is described as a slender blonde female in her 20s to 30s, police said. The other suspect is described as a white male with short dark hair and a heavily-tattooed right arm. The two are possibly driving a white or light-colored SUV, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Surf City Police Department at 910-328-7711.