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Police: Woman in scrubs used credit cards stolen from Clayton hospital

Posted January 5, 2016 8:26 p.m. EST
Updated January 6, 2016 9:40 a.m. EST

Clayton police are searching for a woman who allegedly used stolen credit cards to make purchases at two Garner stores one week before Christmas.

— Clayton police are searching for a woman who allegedly used stolen credit cards to make purchases at two Garner stores one week before Christmas.

Police said that the woman stole a wallet from a nurse at Johnston Health’s Hospital on Dec. 18 and proceeded to make several purchases at a Walmart and Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Garner. The charges were for about $2,400.

The woman is described as black, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, and weighing about 200 to 225 pounds. Authorities said she was wearing eyeglasses and medical scrubs.

Police are also searching for a second woman, who they believe served as a getaway driver. She was driving a white passenger car and also appeared to be wearing scrubs, authorities said.

Anybody with information is asked to call Clayton police at 919-550-5341 or Crime Stoppers at 919-359-8479.