Help Us Identify a Suspect in a Credit Card Theft Case

Franconia Police District – Detectives at the Franconia District Police Station are investigating a case of credit card theft. On Wednesday, December 21, a man went into a business in the 5300 block of Shawnee Road and took a wallet from a desk. Credit cards from that wallet were then used to purchase items at several businesses in the Springfield Town Center. Surveillance video captured images of the suspect (pictured).

The suspect is described as black, approximately 60 years old and around 5 feet 4 inches tall.

If you recognize this suspect, please contact Detective Matt Bestick at (703) 922-0894.

You are encouraged to contact police if:

  • You know anyone matching this description
  • You have seen this individual in your neighborhood
  • You have any information regarding this incident

Remember, the information you have, regardless of how trivial you feel it may be, could be the critical link in solving this case.

Tipsters who provide their information through Crime Solvers are eligible for a cash reward of $100 to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest and/or closure. Tipsters never have to give their names, just the information.

We are asking anyone with information to contact the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477).

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