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Raleigh police seek fraud suspects

Someone smashed a car window and stole a purse on Jan. 7. The owner's credit cards were used less than an hour later, police said.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Police are trying to identify three individuals suspected of fraud.

At 4815 Six Forks Road on Jan. 7 between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., someone smashed a car window and stole a purse, according to Raleigh Police Department spokesman Jim Sughrue. The purse contained financial cards.

Within 45 minutes, three suspects used the victim’s cards to make purchases at a store, Sughrue said.

Anyone who believes they might know the identity of any of the suspects is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department’s Detective Division at 919-996-3555.