Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda are seeking information about a fraud that was perpetrated at two convenience stores.
On July 25 at approximately 5:52 p.m., a white female entered the Dandy Mini Mart located along State Route 220 in Ulster Twp. Once there, the female took a Vanilla Reload credit card off the rack and asked the cashier to put $500 on the card. The credit card was activated for $500, however the method of payment attempted to be used by the female was declined. The cashier then asked the female to return the activated credit card. The female retrieves a non-activated card from her purse and provides this card to the cashier. The female then left the store with the $500 activated credit card.
On July 26 at approximately 4:42 p.m., the same white female perpetrated the same crime at the Dandy Mini Mart located along U.S. Route 6 in Towanda Borough and subsequently left that store with a $500 activated credit card without paying for same.
The suspect is a white female with blonde or "dirty blonde" hair. She appears to be in her 20's or early 30's with slender build. She has a tattoo in the upper middle back region. The suspect vehicle is a dark colored, four door automobile (possibly a 2008 Honda Civic) with rear spoiler on the trunk lid.
Anyone with information about the suspect and/or suspect vehicle is asked to contact Tpr. Jeffrey Sredenschek at (570) 265-2186 reference Incident Report # P05-0737376.