Someone stole credit cards from a woman after she was distracted by a man in a parking lot, Suffolk County police said Thursday.
The cards were later used in East Northport and Commack.
Police said that a man told a woman there was a problem with her passenger side tire in the Lidl parking lot, at 711 East Jericho Tpke., Huntington Station, on Aug. 18 at approximately 11:15 a.m. Someone else stole the victim’s wallet while she was distracted looking at her tire. Later that day a man and a woman used the victim’s credit cards at The Home Depot stores in Commack and East Northport.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.