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Fort Wayne police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man in this June 17 surveillance photo from the Meijer on Lima Road. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.

Police seek help in identifying theft suspect

Fort Wayne police said today they are seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected in a June 17 theft outside a north-side restaurant.

The surveillance photo is from the Meijer on Lima Road, one of the places where the suspect used a stolen credit card to obtain cash, Fort Wayne police said in a statement.

Police said the suspect is believed to have stolen several credit and debit cards about 5:30 p.m. from the car of a woman dining at Cork N Cleaver, 221 E. Washington Center Road.

They said he and a woman then drove a black SUV, possibly a Yukon, to stores in the area to obtain a total of $800 in cash within three hours of the theft.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 260-436-STOP.