Martinsville police asking for help identifying possible credit card fraud suspect

Police released surveillance video Thursday of the woman


MARTINSVILLE, Va. – UPDATE: The woman Martinsvilel police suspected may be connected to a credit card fraud incident in May has been identified.

According to a news release from the police department Friday afternoon, the woman was identified thanks to the media and the large public response to the department's request for help on Thursday.

Friday afternoon's news release said "due to the circumstances involving the case, no further information will be released."

The release did not say if the woman had been arrested.  

ORIGINAL STORY: Martinsville police are asking for help identifying a woman possibly connected to a credit card fraud incident in May.

On Thursday, the police department released surveillance video from an unnamed business.

The video shows a thin, white woman wearing white sunglasses, a white T-shirt, blue jeans, and flip flops.

She enters the business, picks up a shopping basket and then heads further into the store, out of view.

Contact Sgt. R. L. Ratcliffe at 276-403-5331 or 276-226-0218 if you recognize the woman.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 276-632-
CRIME (7463).

Information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a suspect or suspects in this case could receive a reward of up to $2,500. 

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