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Roswell police seek to identify fraud suspect

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The suspect’s car is shown in this image, according to police. (Submitted Photo)

The Roswell Police Department is working to determine the identity of a man suspected of credit card fraud.

Roswell Police have released this image of a suspect from store surveillance cameras. (Submitted Photo)

According to a news release issued Tuesday, surveillance cameras at the Roswell Home Depot on North Main Street captured an image of a man leaving a local store after spending more than $4,800 on a credit card account he allegedly opened fraudulently in the name of another person.

Roswell Police investigators are hoping someone will recognize the man or the white compact car he was driving.

The man is suspected of spending the money Nov. 21 at Home Depot, on a credit account opened using the name and personal information of a man in Georgia. The Georgia man reportedly became aware of the situation after the purchases were made and he received information from the store regarding the new credit account.

The news release indicated that, in addition to fraud, the suspect could possibly be charged with identity theft.

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Anyone with information that could help identify this suspect is asked to call the Roswell Police Department at 575-624-6770 or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-TIPS (8477).