Purse stolen in Nanaimo, credit cards used immediately

Brown Valentino purse taken Monday night on St. George Crescent

A purse left in someone’s back seat was stolen and the credit cards were used right away.

According to a Nanaimo RCMP press release, a brown Valentino purse was stolen from a vehicle parked on St. George Crescent sometime between 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday.

Credit cards that were inside the purse were used unlawfully used just one hour later at three nearby businesses, police say.

RCMP remind residents not to leave valuables inside vehicles; for crime prevention tips released last week, click here.

For past coverage of unsolved crimes in Nanaimo, click here.

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