Crime

Help catch thieves who used stolen credit cards at Target

Police say these men fraudulently used a credit card at Target in Lexington.
Police say these men fraudulently used a credit card at Target in Lexington. Photo provided

Police are asking for your help to catch people who stole and fraudulently used credit cards. If you have information about either the Crime of the Week or the Suspect of the Week, do not try to take action on your own. Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

Crime of the Week

This week’s Crime of the Week is the fraudulent use of credit cards.

At 11 a.m. June 10, a woman had her wallet stolen at the Panera in Palomar Center. At 11:30 a.m., her credit cards were used at the Target on Reynolds Road, where thieves made a purchase of nearly $1,000 in gift cards.

Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the solving of this crime.

Suspect of the Week

This week’s Suspect of the Week is Christopher Clayborne. He is wanted on a charge of wanton endangerment after police say he dragged a woman from his car while fleeing from a traffic stop. Clayborne, 26, is described as 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds.

If you have information about Clayborne, please call Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or toll-free at 1-877-970-2020. To place a free call on your AT&T cellphone, press *2020.

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