Crime

Man burglarized car in SLO, used victim’s credit cards to spend over $1,000 at Walmart

San Luis Obispo police are asking for help finding a man suspected of burglarizing a car in San Luis Obispo and then using the victim’s credit cards at Walmart in Arroyo Grande.
San Luis Obispo police are asking for help finding a man suspected of burglarizing a car in San Luis Obispo and then using the victim’s credit cards at Walmart in Arroyo Grande.

The San Luis Obispo Police Department is asking for help finding a man suspected of burglarizing a vehicle in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday and racking up more than $1,000 on stolen credit cards at a South County store.

The man broke into the car at about noon Wednesday in the 3900 block of Broad Street, police said. The suspected burglar then traveled to Arroyo Grande, where he used the victim’s credit cards to buy more than $1,000 worth of merchandise at Walmart, according to Capt. Chris Staley.

Police ask anyone who recognizes the man in surveillance photos to call them at 805-781-7312 and reference Case No. 180926032.

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Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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