West Whiteland Police Investigate Alleged Debit Card Theft and Misuse

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EXTON, PA — The West Whiteland Township Police Department is actively investigating a case involving allegations of theft and misuse of a debit card, which resulted in over $14,000 in purchases at multiple retail stores across Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

According to the police report, an unidentified male allegedly used a resident’s debit card to make purchases at Target, Best Buy, Lowe’s, and Home Depot. The incident was reported to have occurred on January 9, 2024, originating from the 300 block of E. Lincoln Highway in Exton, PA.

The authorities are asking anyone with information that could potentially identify the individual or provide additional details about the alleged incidents to contact Detective Scott Pezick at spezick@westwhiteland.org or by phone at 484-875-6021.

As the investigation is ongoing, the details surrounding the case remain subject to change. It is important to note that the individual, while suspected of involvement in the alleged theft and misuse of the debit card, has yet to be charged with any crime. As such, he should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, if charges are indeed filed.

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