Charleston police seek woman on fraud, forgery charges

Cynthia Collins, 39, of Aiken Street in Charleston, is wanted on fraud and forgery charges by Charleston police.

Charleston police are searching for a woman wanted on fraud and forgery charges.

According to police, Cynthia Collins, 39, of Aiken Street, is wanted on the following charges: breaking and entering into a motor vehicle, three counts of property crime enhancement for financial transaction card fraud and property crime enhancement for forgery.

Collins is accused in connection with an incident that happened on Nov. 6, an incident report states.

A woman told police that she parked her Honda Civic on Perry Street so that she could run inside nearby Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School. When the woman returned to her car, she noticed that a brown pouch she used as a wallet was missing, police said.

Someone withdrew $500 from the woman's bank account and forged her signature to make purchases at a Hess and Race Way, the report states.

According to police, Collins goes by multiple names and may attempt to use the victim's identification as her own.

Collins is described as a black woman, 5 feet 2 inches tall and 170 pounds.

Anyone who sees Collins can call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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