Montgomery County Police say a pair of thieves broke into a car parked in a church lot and used stolen credit cards to buy a puppy.
The incident happened in August at St. Jane Frances de Chantel Catholic Church in Bethesda.
Officers say the break-in happened in the afternoon while the car’s owner was attending church. The thieves stole a purse from the car which contained several credit cards.
Within hours of the theft, the suspects had produced a fake Maryland driver’s license, purchased a three-month-old Yorkshire Terrier, and went on a shopping spree at Nordstrom’s.
In total, the suspects charged approximately $4,100 to the victim’s credit card.
Anyone with information about this case or suspects involved in this case is asked to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.
Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this crime. Tipsters will remain anonymous.
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