Actual puppy purchased with stolen credit card
BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police need your help identifying suspects who used a stolen credit card to buy a puppy.
Detectives have released surveillance videos in connection with the credit card theft and need your help identifying the suspects.
Police say two suspects broke into the car of a 60-year-old woman while she was at church and stole her purse containing credit cards.
It happened on August 11 between approximately 12:00 p.m. and 1:10 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Jane Frances de Chantel Catholic Church in Bethesda at 9601 Old Georgetown Road.
Within two hours, the suspects gained a fake Maryland license with the victim's information and picture, officials said.
A female suspect used the stolen credit card and fake license to buy a three-month-old Yorkshire Terrier from the Just Puppies store in the Twinbrook Shopping Center at 2004 Veirs Mill Road in Rockville, officials said.
The suspects also bought clothes at the Nordstrom at the Westfield Montgomery Mall. Surveillance video from the story shows the suspects holding the puppy, officials said.
In total, the suspects charged approximately $4,100 to the victim's credit card.
Anyone with information about this case or suspects involved in this case is asked to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this crime. Tipsters will remain anonymous.