PALM HARBOR — Detectives are seeking the public's help in finding a woman they say stole a credit card and went on a shopping spree days before Christmas.
According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, the woman broke into a parked car on Dec. 21 at the Publix at 30535 U.S. 19 N. She took a purse that belonged to a Palm Harbor woman, then immediately headed to the Walmart at 35404 U.S. 19 N.
There, authorities say, she used the victim's credit cards to get $4,000 worth of gift cards and electronics.
Her next stop was a CVS, located at 2175 Main St. in Dunedin, where she got another $100 in gift cards.
The woman's image was captured on surveillance video as she used the cards at the CVS. Police described her as a black female in her 20s with long black dreadlocks. She is 5 feet 7 inches and weighed about 140 pounds.
She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a colored print along the front right side.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kenneth Sokolowski at 727-582-6945 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS to remain anonymous.