Stolen credit cards used to buy $35k worth of Target gift cards

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CEDAR PARK, TX (KXAN) – Police in Cedar Park, Texas are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect they are referring to as “the gift card crook.”

“$35,000 worth of gift cards? Good luck remembering the remaining balance on each one dude,” states the Cedar Park Police Facebook.

Credit cards stolen during a vehicle robbery on April 24 were used to purchase gift cards from Target stores across the area. The suspect bought $35,000 worth of gift cards with the stolen credit cards from Cedar Park, Lakeline, and Aboretum Target stores.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 512-260-4654 or email clarence.priestly@cedarparktexas.gov. You can also anonymously send a top by texting CPPD along with the tip to 847411.

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