Rye City police advised residents to check their wallets on Monday, Dec. 3 after Harrison police arrested a suspect who was believed to have stolen credit cards from wallets during school dismissal this Monday night.
The police report stated:
The suspect in these crimes has allegedly entered an unknown number of unlocked vehicles at school dismissal times, both in Rye and in other municipalities. He removed a single credit card from each purse. The suspect made charges on some of the cards, but they have not been recovered.We have reason to believe that incidents may have occurred on Monday, December 3, 2012, in the vicinity of Resurrection School and the Presbyterian Nursery School during afternoon dismissal. However, we have not received any reports of thefts at this time.
On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Rye police received three reports at 1:11 p.m., 2:58 p.m. and 4:38 p.m. of stolen credit cards from Resurrection School grounds, according to the police blotter. The three incidents were reported separately. Check Patch today for more information on the Harrison arrest.
Police also received two reports of credit cards stolen from lockers from the Rye YMCA on Wednesday, Dec. 5.