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Police searching for credit card and wallet thief in Towson

Baltimore County police are searching for a woman they say stole wallets and credit cards last month from a medical center in Towson and then went on a shopping spree.

Police spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher said the unidentified woman committed the thefts around noon on July 21. Investigators have released surveillance pictures and video of the suspect.

According to Rogers-Feher, the police department is not naming the medical facility at the facility's request. Rogers-Feher said she also could not provide an exact number of credit cards or wallets that were stolen or the number of victims. She could not say whether the victims were patients or employees of the medical facility. The same woman tried to enter two other Towson medical facilities on the same day, but was turned away, Rogers-Feher said.

After leaving stealing the credit cards, police say the woman went to Towson Town Center and area Target stores, where she bought items including infant products and electronics. In a few hours, she said, the woman purchased $14,000 worth of merchandise with the stolen cards.

Rogers-Feher said the suspect is a black woman in her late 20s or early 30s, with a medium build and 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall. She said police believe the offender may be driving a silver 2010 Nissan Altima, with unknown tags.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen this woman or who may know about her or her whereabouts to contact the detective in charge of the investigation, M. Coyne, at 410-887-2190.

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