Wetaskiwin police say thief broke into locker, stole debit card

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate theft, fraud, seek information and ID suspect

Wetaskiwin RCMP are looking for information about a suspect who broke into a locker at Wetaskiwin’s rec centre, then fraudulently used a stolen debit card.

According to a press release from Wetaskiwin RCMP spokesperson Cst. Shaun Marchand, “On January 25, 2020 Wetaskiwin RCMP were advised of a complaint that sometime in the morning, a locker was broken into at the Wetaskiwin Manluk Centre and a wallet containing, his identification, bank cards and other personal items were stolen.

“The male victim also reported that his debit card was used at three locations including Wetaskiwin Circle K, Wetaskiwin Fas Gas and Wetaskiwin Esso that same afternoon.

“Video surveillance shows it was the same male suspect at all three locations using the stolen debit card.

“Wetaskiwin City RCMP are currently investigating matter. The RCMP is seeking assistance in identifying the suspect.

“If anyone has information regarding this suspect(s), they are asked to contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment at 780-312-7267 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca

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