The suspect used a credit card with an altered magnetic strip, containing the victim’s credit card information, to make unauthorized purchases. The suspect made unauthorized purchases on two separate occasions inside the Lucky Ren liquor store in Brooklyn, first at 5:35 p.m. on Feb. 13 and then again at 8 p.m. Feb. 14. The victim resides within the 109th Precinct and was in physical possession of his credit card used during the commission of the crimes.
The suspect is described as a Black male with short black hair and brown eyes. The suspect was last seen wearing black clothing, including a black hooded sweatshirt during the first incident and a black sweatshirt and black pants in the second incident.
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