Thousands spent on credit card after Lancaster Co. car break-in

UPDATE: Police say the people in the previously posted photograph have been identified and are not related to the incident.

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A key was stolen and used to break into a car at Universal Athletic on Oregon Pike.

Manheim Township Police said it happened Wednesday around 5:30 p.m.

The key was used to get inside of the car and take a wallet.

The alleged thief used a credit card in the wallet to make $9,500 worth of credit card purchases at surrounding stores.

The surveillance system caught the person on camera at one of the stores.

Anyone with information or who recognizes the person is asked to call Manheim Township Police at 717-569-6401 ext. 0, or the Anonymous Crime Tipline at 717-569-2816.


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