Investigators searching for identify theft suspect

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward to bring an arrest in a case of identity theft in the Columbus and Grandview areas.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward to bring an arrest in a case of identity theft in the Columbus and Grandview areas.

According to investigators, an unidentified man obtained the person information of another person and opened a credit card using the victim’s information of July and August of 2014.

Investigators said the suspect then charged an excess of $7,000 at various grocery and retails stores throughout central Ohio.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his early to mid-20s, clean cut, medium build and was last seen wearing a green, blue and white striped pullover shirt and light shorts.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at www.stopcrime.org and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” (274637), key word CMH.

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