Cops searching for identity thief

Man allegedly struck at CVS locations in Wantagh and Bellmore


Cops are looking for the man who allegedly used a fake credit card to make fraudulent purchases exceeding $1,800 at CVS locations in Wantagh and Bellmore.

On Sunday, Feb. 16 at approximately 6:17 p.m., the pictured suspect was present in a Bellmore CVS and then a Wantagh CVS, located at 1178 Wantagh Ave.

He allegedly used a fraudulent Capital One Bank debit card with someone else’s name on it to purchase goods totaling more than $1,800. He fled the scene in unknown directions.

Crime stoppers is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification of the man. Those with any tips should call 1-800-244-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous.