San Diego

Man Steals Rental Car and Wallet Inside, Racking up More Than $3K in Fraudulent Charges

San Diego County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who stole a rental car and the wallet inside, racking up more than $3,000 in fraudulent charges.

The incident happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. Monday when the suspect sole a Kia rental car on the 2000 block of South Coast Highway 101, across from the San Elijo Campground. 

The man, spotted in surveillance footage, stole a Kia rental car, which was recovered later. 

However, he stole several items from the car, including a wallet with several credit cards. He racked up more than $3,000 in fraudulent charges, deputies said. 

Surveillance video from a gas station he visited showed the suspect walking with a limp in a camouflage outfit. 

He was last seen driving a blue Hyundai Tucson with yellow paper plates. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.

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