Charleston police ask for help identifying man accused of using stolen credit card

Charleston police on April 1 released this surveillance image of a man believed to have used a stolen credit card at an Exxon gas station, 420 Meeting St.

Charleston police on Tuesday asked for the public's help identifying a man accused of using a stolen credit card to make purchases at two Meeting Street gas stations.

To offer tips

Anyone with information about the suspect can call Charleston County's Consolidated Dispatch Center at 743-7200. Callers should ask to speak with the duty central detective.

Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

Charleston police responded around 6:30 a.m. March 17 to a King Street apartment that had been burglarized, an incident report states.

A resident told police that a burglar had entered the home sometime between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

An Apple MacBook Pro laptop worth $900 had been stolen, along with an Apple iPhone worth $400 and a wallet.

According to police, a credit card that was stolen during the burglary was later used at an Exxon gas station, 420 Meeting St., and a Circle K gas station, 320 Meeting St.

Surveillance cameras show a black man wearing a tan baseball cap making the purchases.

The man has not been identified.

Reach Christina Elmore at 937-5908 or at Twitter.com/celmorePC.

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