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Credit card thieves are caught on camera within 30 minutes of break-in

Posted at 10:46 PM, Oct 26, 2016

Dearborn Heights Police are looking for two suspects who they believe broke into a Dearborn Heights home, and then started using the victim’s credit cards within the hour.

7 Action News has clear surveillance video of the pair at the Roseville Walmart.

The pair is at the self check-out, buying three cart-loads of goods, spending hundreds of dollars in three separate transactions.

They used the victim’s credit cards within 30 minutes of breaking into her home in Dearborn Heights.

"I left the house at 11:15, at 11:40 my credit cards were already used. So somebody was watching me and it was all within minutes,” said the victim, who did not want to be identified.

She said since the break-in, she’s felt like the privacy of her home has been violated.

"It's a breach of your safety, it's the worst feeling anyone could experience,” she said.

The suspects not only took her credit cards, but they made off with the  TV, jewelry and her diamond wedding ring.

"I just got married in July, so it's very important to me, it's really frustrating, it's really frustrating to know that an important piece of who you are is gone,” she said.

Police believe the suspects have likely used stolen credit cards before, and they believe they could be connected to other thieves.

"It could lead to a bigger ring and identifying some higher offenders involved in this,” said Det. Paul Erickson with the Dearborn Heights Police Department.

If you recognize the pair of suspects in the video call Dearborn Heights Police at (313) 277-7709.