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Authorities search for credit card theft suspect accused of mall spending spree

Posted: 10:44 AM, Jan 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-10 21:55:14Z

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — Authorities are searching for a woman they say stole credit cards and then went on a $2,000 spending spree at the Bay Park Square Mall.

The Brown County Sheriff's Office says a woman reported her cards stolen last week. Authorities were able to identify a suspect and are now releasing security video images of the accused thief with the hopes of identifying her.

Authorities say the suspect made fraudulent purchases in a short period of time at the mall, buying items at various retailers that included clothing and jewelry.

Brown County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect has been identified as a light skinned female wearing a dark colored jacket with long hair pulled back.

Authorities say she was also seen in the company of a second person described as a black woman that had long hair with dreadlocks, wearing a multicolored jacket and accompanied by a number of small children.

If anyone has information concerning this case, please call the Brown County Sheriff’s Office at 920-448-4230. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward by contacting Green Bay Area Crime Stoppers by phone at #920-432-7867, through their website at, or by downloading the P3 tip app through Google Play or the App Store.