Suspect tried to use credit card stolen from car but it was declined, Atlanta police say

ATLANTA — Do you recognize this man? Atlanta police say he broke into a man’s car, stole his wallet, and tried to use his credit card.

On Friday, Jan. 5 at around 10:18 p.m., police responded to a report of vehicle larceny at 1388 Epworth St. SW.

They met with the victim who said his vehicle was broken into and his debit and credit cards were stolen.

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Police say the victim parked his vehicle overnight and when he returned his wallet and a bottle of cologne were missing.

Police viewed surveillance footage and saw a suspect entering the car.

The suspect tried to use the victim’s card at a nearby business but the card was declined.

Investigators are trying to determine the suspect’s identity.


Anyone with information on the case can submit a tip anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at

You do not have to give your name and are eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 for the arrest and indictment of the suspect.

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