Update: St. Peters Police say the suspect described below is in custody. The case has been handed over to the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and charges may be filed tomorrow.
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ST. PETERS, Mo. (KMOX) – St. Peters police are searching for a woman they claim stole a credit card from a 94-year-old woman and used it at gas stations and liquor stores.
The elderly woman reported her wallet stolen on July 9 but couldn’t remember where it was taken from. Police are unsure if the wallet was dropped or stolen from the victim’s purse.
Soon after the wallet went missing, the woman noticed a string of unusual purchases on the card at gas stations and liquor stores in St. Peters as well as a Walgreens in Florissant.
The suspect is described as a white or biracial female in her late 20s or early 30s. She has shoulder-length brown hair and can be seen in the surveillance photo above.
Anyone with information is asked to call St. Peters Police at (636) 278-2222.