Woman uses stolen debit card in Bradenton

March 28, 2014 

Herald Staff Report

BRADENTON -- Police are searching for a woman they say used someone else's debit card for several fraudulent transactions in Bradenton last week.

On March 21, 2014, the suspect went to Publix, at 3913 Manatee Ave. West, Panda Buffet, at 3901 Manatee Ave. West. and Walmart, located at 5315 Cortez Road West and used the debit card, according to the Bradenton Police Department. Video surveillance captured images of the woman.

The victim reportedly didn't realize she was missing her debit card until she noticed the fradulent transactions while reviewing her account online, according to a police dpeartment press release.

The suspect was seen wearing a black, long-sleeve shirt, blue denim shorts, and flip flops.

Anyone with any information should call Bradenton police detective Troy Masterson at 941-932-9300 Ext. 373, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-8477 or send an anonymous E-Tip thru the web at www.manateecrimestoppers.com.

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