Kingston Police asking for assistance to identify female suspected of fraud

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Kingston Police have released the above image and are asking for public assistance to identify the female pictured, who is suspected of using credit cards stolen from a locker room in downtown Kingston.

Between 6:30 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Apr. 10, 2022, several items were stolen by an unknown suspect from a locker room of a sports facility in downtown Kingston. According to a release from Kingston Police, among the stolen items were multiple wallets and cell phones. The wallets contained various identification cards, bank cards, and credit cards.

Police said that shortly after 7 p.m. on this same date, security video captured a female suspect using one of the stolen credit cards at a gas station in Kingston’s east end. On this same evening, one of the stolen credit cards was also used at a grocery store in downtown Kingston.

According to the release, multiple victims were identified in this incident as a result of the thefts. Between the replacement value of the stolen cell phones and the fraudulent purchases made using the stolen credit cards, Kingston Police said that the victims incurred a financial loss of over $5,000.

The suspect who was involved in making the fraudulent purchases is described as a Caucasian female, with light brown/blond hair and a medium build. She was wearing dark-coloured pants and a distinctive maroon long sleeve shirt with her shoulders exposed and two rows of small circular buttons/appliques down the front.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident or the identity of the female suspect is asked to please contact Constable Ashley Knapp at 613-549-4660 ext. 6419 or via email at [email protected]. Tips can be provided anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number, 613-549-4660 ext. 0, and asking to remain anonymous.

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