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Suspect Sought In Vehicle Break-in

Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a vehicle break-in.
On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, Iredell County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Taylorsville Highway in Western Iredell County to investigate a break-in to a vehicle. The suspect gained access to the vehicle by breaking out a window.

The purse containing the owner’s ATM cards and other identifying information was stolen from the vehicle. On the same day, the stolen ATM cards were used at Walmart stores in Taylorsville and Conover to purchase more than $1,000 in merchandise.

The investigating detective obtained surveillance footage of the suspect from the Walmart stores. During the investigation, the detective also discovered the suspect was a passenger in a silver, newer model Hyundai Elantra. The car was displaying a license plate that had been reported stolen from a vehicle in Iredell County.

Similar incidents have been occurring in surrounding counties. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the identity of the female suspect to call the Sheriff’s Office at (704)878-3180 or the Iredell County Crime Stoppers at (704)662-1340.