CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- The Clay County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a wallet theft case.
According to a CCSO press release, the suspect is believed to have taken an elderly woman's wallet while she was shopping at Walmart on Blanding Boulevard at around 1 p.m.
The credit cards were used within one hour of the theft to purchase nearly $1,300 worth of merchandise at a nearby Target and Dillard's.
The 78-year-old victim discovered her wallet was stolen and cancelled her credit cards promptly, but the quick-shopping thief had already made the illegal purchases.
Anyone with information about the incident or regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the lead Detective is Wayne Simandl through CCSO Communications at 904-264-6512.
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