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UPDATE: Vernon police identify fraud suspect

Police have release a surveillance photo of the alleged fraudster.
July 09, 2019 - 10:42 AM

UPDATE - RCMP have identified a man caught on surveillance camera suspected of using a stolen bank card in the Armstrong area.

According to a Vernon North Okanagan RCMP media police have identified a man who may have used a stolen bank card at an Armstrong gas station last month. Early today, July 9, the RCMP requested the publics help in identifying the suspected fraudster.

According to a press release, on June 12 Vernon North Okanagan RCMP learned about a bank card that had been stolen from a vehicle overnight and used at an unspecified gas station in Armstrong.

Surveillance footage captured a man using the stolen card. He's described as Caucasian with long blonde hair tied into a ponytail. He's roughly 45-50 years old and stand approximately 5'10".

Anyone with information on the alleged fraudster is asked to contact Const. Ryan Fletcher with the North Okanagan RCMP at 250-546-3028, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

- This story was updated 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to say the RCMP had identified the suspect.

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