Police Seek Suspect In Watertown Identity Theft

WATERTOWN — Police are looking for a man who illegally used another person’s identity to open a Verizon Wireless account and purchase a $900 phone.

The man was spotted on surveillance at the Target on Main Street in Trumbull about 5 p.m. last Friday, police said.

The victim of the identity theft is a Watertown resident, police said.

After opening the account, the suspect billed the purchase of an iPhone to the victim, police.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid-30’s, police said. He has a medium frame and a short haircut with a mustache and a beard.

He was seen wearing a jacket, white shirt, dark pants and black shoes, police said.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the police at 860-945-5200.

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