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GASTONIA, N.C. -- Gastonia police are asking for the public s help to identify a suspect in an identity theft case.

Police said the victim's personal information was used to open a credit card and membership account at a Gastonia business.The credit card was then used to make several purchases.

A suspect was captured on surveillance video and is described as a black man having a medium build, and wearing a black, orange and white jersey with 'Bel Air Star' printed on it, according to police.

Another black man wearing a black T-shirt and orange shorts is captured on video behind the suspect and is a person of interest in the case, according to police.

Anyone with information to help solve this case is asked to call Detective Dave Wind at (704) 836-0071 or Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at (704) 861-8000.

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