Sunday, December 21, 2014

Bensalem police ask for help to ID car thieves

A yoing man and woman were caught on surveillance system in a Wawa, where they allegedly used stolen credit cards, police said.

Bensalem police ask for help to ID car thieves

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Bensalem Township police are asking for help identifying a young man and woman suspected of stealing a vehicle, breaking into several other cars, and using stolen credits.

Several vehicles were broken into and a 2009 Nissan Altima was stolen early Sunday in the 200 block of Tremain Road, police said Friday.

According to the police statement:

The stolen credit cards were used at a Wawa at Rhawn Street and Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia. The store’s surveillance system recorded them: www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmnLzcxQ8UY&feature=plcp.

The couple was driving the Altima at the time. The car has since been recovered after being involved in a police chase in Philadelphia.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bensalem Detective John Monaghan at 215-633-3700.

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Chris Palmer covers Bucks County for the Philadelphia Inquirer. His previous work has appeared in the New York Times and on several Times blogs, including City Room, the Local East Village and SchoolBook (which has since been taken over by WNYC). Contact him at cpalmer@phillynews.com, 610 313 8212 or on Twitter, @cs_palmer.

Ben Finley covers Bucks County for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He previously worked for The Associated Press, FactCheck.org and the Bucks County Courier Times, where he won more than a dozen journalism awards from organizations including the Education Writers Association, the Society for Features Journalism and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He grew up in Columbus, Ohio and graduated with honors from The Ohio State University with a degree in journalism. Contact him at bfinley@phillynews.com, 610-313-8118 or on Twitter, @Ben_Finley.

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