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Man steals wallet from Brooklyn restaurant, uses credit card at grocery store: police

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Police believe this man used a stolen credit card to make purchases. (NYPD)

Police believe this man used a stolen credit card to make purchases. (NYPD)

BROOKLYN (PIX11) — A man who stole a wallet from a Brooklyn restaurant used a credit card that was inside to shop at a grocery store, police said.

The suspect swiped a coat belonging to a 27-year-old man from inside Anella restaurant at 222 Franklin Street Jan. 1 around 8:00 p.m. The stolen coat contained the victim’s wallet, credit cards and other personal belongings.

Police said the suspect used one of the stolen credit cards the next day inside C-Town Supermarket at 953 Manhattan Avenue.

The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic man in his late 20s or early 30s. He is approximately 5-foot-8-inches to 5-foot-10-inches. He also has black hair and a black mustache.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.