EBRSO Looking For Men Using Stolen Card for $23,000 Worth of Gift Cards

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for three seen stealing a wallet from a woman's purse while shopping at Costco on April 11, 2016.

According to reports, the victim was loading groceries into her vehicle in the parking lot when she was approached by three Hispanic men. Two of the men began asking her questions, while the third took the wallet from her purse. The victim was later alerted by her bank concerning unusual charges on her card. Detectives discovered that 22 minutes after leaving the Costco parking lot the victim’s credit cards were used at a local Target to purchase $23,000 in store gift cards.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identity of the suspects asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000. Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.