San Luis Obispo police are searching for an identity thief who used stolen credit and debit cards to withdraw thousands of dollars from area banks in June.
A San Luis Obispo resident’s wallet — which contained financial account numbers, credit and debit cards, personal information and identification cards — was stolen on June 21, according to a Police Department news release.
On June 22, an unknown suspect used the victim’s information to withdraw $10,000 from two different banks in San Luis Obispo, stealing a total of $20,000.
The suspect is described as a 65-year-old white adult, possibly female, and about 5 feet 3 inches, 140 pounds.
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Police need help identifying the suspect, who’s pictured in a photo captured from a bank surveillance camera video.