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.