NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are looking for a man who they say stole a Lenovo “Ideapad” laptop along with a Bank Newport debit card from a locked car.
According to the police, the suspect stole the laptop and debit card from a locked car that was parked in the Edward Street Parking Lot in Newport. Police say the suspect made several fraudulent transactions with the card at various locations, totaling nearly $3,000.
Video surveillance captured footage of the suspect using the debit card at Discover Newport. At the time, police said the suspect fraudulently purchased a RIPTA day pass.
Rhode Island State Police said the suspect is a dark-skinned male who has a mustache and goatee.
Anyone with information about the suspect or the incident should contact the Rhode Island State Police Department at (401) 444-1000.