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Bradenton police search for suspect in cloned credit card theft

A suspect who Bradenton police say used a cloned credit card.
A suspect who Bradenton police say used a cloned credit card.

The Bradenton Police Department is searching for a suspect officers say used a cloned credit card.

About 6:50 p.m. May 27, the suspect entered a Publix in the 7300 block of Manatee Ave West in Bradenton. Police said the suspect used a credit card encoded with someone else’s credit card information on it. The victim had his credit card on his person during the incident and was charged $65.82 along with multiple charges at several other stores within Manatee County, according to a release.

Police described the suspect is described as a man 5-foot-8 to 5-10, with dark hair. He was wearing a dark shirt and jeans.

Anyone who can identify the suspect can call 941-932-9326. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000, call Crime Stoppers at 866-634-8477 or send an anonymous tip to manateecrimestoppers.com.

Herald staff report

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