Summerville police look for pair who drained $3,500 from woman’s bank account

One suspect, pictured above, was a white male wearing a camouflage hat, glasses and white shirt with a light beard.

Summerville police are looking for a pair of suspects who stole $3,500 from a woman’s bank account after her purse was snatched from her car.

The theft occurred on June 27 after the woman parked her car in the lot of Saw Branch Trail parking lot, 1826 Bacons Bridge Road, at 2 p.m. When she returned to her vehicle, she found someone had forced open the side window and stole her purse, police said.

A short time later, someone began making fraudulent withdrawals from her account at First Federal Bank, using her stolen driver’s license and account information, Summerville police Capt. Jon Rogers said.

The thieves hit First Federal branches in Summerville, Charleston, North Charleston, and Goose Creek, withdrawing more cash at each stop along the way, police said.

The suspects were captured on video surveillance operating a silver Nissan quest caravan during all four incidents

One suspect was a white male wearing a camouflage hat, glasses and white shirt with a light beard. He appeared to be 30-35 years old. The female suspect also is white, with dark hair. She appears to be 25-35 years old.