New Braunfels PD seeks tips in credit card theft case

Man makes $2,500 in purchases at Creekside Shopping Center


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify a man who stole credit cards and used them to make fraudulent purchases.

Police said between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 4, a man stole two credit cards from a patron's wallet at the Gold’s Gym in New Braunfels.

Within 30 minutes, the man made three transactions worth $2,500 at stores in the Creekside Shopping Center that were captured on surveillance video.

The man is described as an African-American in his mid to late 20’s who is over 6 feet tall. He was wearing black athletic-style clothing and a black hat featuring an Atlanta Falcons emblem.

He was seen leaving the shopping center in a black late-2000’s model two-door Cadillac CTS with dark-tinted windows.

Comal County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to the man's arrest and/or a grand jury indictment.

Anyone with information is asked to call 830-620-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be left online at the Crime Stoppers website or texted to CRIMES (274637).

To contact New Braunfels P.D. directly about the identity of the man, call 830-221-4100.

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