Barnstable police seek man who stole purse, used credit cards


    Barnstable police released this surveillance image of a man wanted in a purse-snatching at Cape Cod Mall. (Barnstable Police Department photo)

    Barnstable police said they need help identifying a man who stole a purse and used the credit cards that were inside it.

    Police said the man stole the purse at about 5 p.m. Feb. 1 at Cape Cod Mall.

    Police said some credit cards in the purse were used a short time later at a Panera Bread restaurant and a Kmart department store in Hyannis.

    Surveillance video showed the thief to be a white man in his mid to late 20s. He was wearing jeans, a black Adidas sweatshirt with white lettering, and a red puffy overcoat.

    The Barnstable Police Department asked anyone who can identify the man to call them at 508-775-0387.

    Barnstable police released this surveillance image of a man wanted in a purse-snatching at Cape Cod Mall. (Barnstable Police Department photo)


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