Public Safety

Cedar Rapids police requesting assistance identifying theft suspect

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in the identification of a theft suspect.

According to a news release, the suspect is allegedly using stolen credit cards to make large gift card purchases at businesses throughout the Cedar Rapids area.

Anyone who can identify the individual in the surveillance photographs are encouraged to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319)286-5756 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463) or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip.You can continue to trade information with an investigator. Please reference case #2018-05092.

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