NYPD searching for man who used credit card that was reported stolen in Queens at a Brooklyn grocery store

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The NYPD is searching for the man who used a credit card that was reported stolen within the confines of Queens’ 105th Precinct to make a purchase at a grocery store in Brooklyn earlier this month.

Authorities say that at approximately 8:16 p.m. on March 1, the suspect used a stolen credit card to purchase merchandise inside a grocery store located at at 1820 Church Ave. in Brooklyn. The credit card used was reported stolen earlier that day within the confines of the 105th Precinct, police said. The precinct covers the neighborhoods of Queens Village, Cambria Heights, Laurelton, Rosedale, Springfield Gardens, Bellerose, Glen Oaks, New Hyde Park and Floral Park. Police could not confirm where exactly the credit card was stolen.

The NYPD released surveillance video and images of the suspect on March 14.


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