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Pair wanted in rash of purchases made with stolen credit cards: NYPD

Bill Parry

ELMHURST — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted in a string of grand larcenies, including two in Queens, police said.

The two are suspected in several incidents where the suspect allegedly removes the victim’s wallet and then uses the credit or debit cards to purchase items, including gift cards, and remove money from the victim’s bank account, the NYPD said.

A 23-year-old man’s card was swiped in the 110th Precinct Oct. 27 and a 25-year-old woman’s card was stolen in the 104th Precinct Feb. 20, police said.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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