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State police: Juvenile stole credit cards and went on $2,000 shopping spree

Madasyn Czebiniak
| Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

A juvenile used two stolen credit cards to make $2,000 worth of unauthorized transactions in various Western Pennsylvania counties, state police said.

State police said the initial theft occurred Oct. 16, when the unnamed juvenile allegedly stole the credit cards from a dresser in the bedroom of a Wayne Township, Lawrence County, residence.

From Oct. 17 through 23, state police said, the suspect allegedly used the credit cards to make 25 unauthorized transactions at various retail locations spanning Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties.

State police continue to investigate.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, mczebiniak@tribweb.com, or via Twitter @maddyczebstrib.

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