Man accused of breaking into cars at area gyms, using stolen cards

  • Posted: Friday, January 17, 2014 11:25 a.m.
    UPDATED: Saturday, January 18, 2014 2:43 p.m.
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The Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting assistance in identifying the man pictured. He is accused of breaking into a locker at Gold’s Gym in Aiken, officials said.
Submitted photo The Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting assistance in identifying the man pictured. He is accused of breaking into a locker at Gold’s Gym in Aiken, officials said.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting assistance in identifying a man accused of breaking into a locker at Gold’s Gym in Aiken.

According to the report, the suspect entered the Gold’s Gym located at 101 Corporate Parkway on Jan. 11 and forced entry into a secured locker.

The suspect also entered a vehicle in the parking lot and stole items from that vehicle, officials said.

He is suspected of using credit cards that were reportedly taken from the vehicle, officials said.

The suspect is seen exiting a white Dodge Charger in the parking lot before entering Gold’s Gym, according to the report.

A man matching the same description also is wanted in Richmond County on similar charges. The same suspect is believed to have entered a victim’s vehicle while it was parked at Gold’s Gym in Augusta on Walton Way Extension the same day, Jan. 11. The suspect stole the victim’s credit card, Augusta police say, and used it at a BP Station on Gordon Highway a short time after the theft. He also was seen in an white Dodge Charger, police said.

Anyone with information related to the identity of the individuals involved is asked to contact CrimeStoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

Individuals will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.

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