Man Used Apple Pay to Steal $4,400, Say Police

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Detectives in Philadelphia are seeking the public’s help identifying a theft suspect.

Authorities state that on March 16, 2022, at 6:05 am and March 19, 2022, at 9:00 am, a black male made multiple transactions from various phones using Apple Pay and withdrew the money from the self-checkout at the Giant Store located at 60 N 23rd St. On March 16, 2022, the suspect made 24 transactions and withdrew $2,400. Then on March 19, 2022, the suspect made 20 transactions totaling $2,000. Both transactions totaled $4,400.

Ths suspect is described as a black male, 20 years of age, light-complected, thin build, wearing a gray puffy coat, dark colored pants and gray sneakers.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, contact Det. Koenig of Philadelphia’s Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093/3094, reference DC#22-09-008476 and DC 22-09-009144.

Information is subject to change at any time. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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