The suspect captured on surveillance video at Casino Pauma. Photo: Vista Sheriff’s Station

Images of a man suspected of stealing several items — including a wallet with credit cards — from a parked car in Vista were released by sheriff’s officials Friday.

On June 1, the suspect was caught on surveillance video using one of the victim’s credit cards at Casino Pauma to make two unauthorized cash withdrawals totaling more than $1,000, according to Vista sheriff’s station officials.

The suspect allegedly stole an Apple iTouch, tool kit, Garmin GPS system, and a wallet containing several credit cards from inside a Toyota Camry sometime between 10:30 p.m. May 31 and 7 a.m. June 1 , according to the officials.

The vehicle was parked along the 1100 block of Philips Street.

The man is described as a medium-build white or Hispanic male, between 35-45 years old, with black hair and a mustache.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Vista Sheriff’s Station at (760) 940-4551 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.


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