Mississippi officials post photos of a man allegedly posing as a pest controller to steal debit cards in an apartment – Magnolia State Live


Law enforcement agencies in Mississippi are looking for a man who reportedly stole debit cards after gaining access to an apartment impersonating a pest controller.

Crime Stoppers of North East Mississippi and the Tupelo Police Department are seeking help from the public in identifying the person responsible for the theft and credit card fraud.

On November 7, Tupelo police reported that a property owner claimed that a person posing as a pesticide had shown up unannounced at their West Main Street apartment.

The person was reportedly allowed to enter the apartment and later found that their wallet was missing from their purse.

The victim’s debit cards were then used to withdraw ATMs at a local bank.

The suspect was driving a small 4-door black Acura SUV. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS (8477). Or download the P3 tip app and leave an anonymous tip.

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