Ark. Thieves Impersonate Hospital Employees, Steal Credit Cards

The suspects were captured on the hospital’s video surveillance cameras.

Arkansas police are looking for multiple suspects after people dressed in scrubs stole the credit cards of hospital employees Jan. 13.

The thefts occurred at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville and were followed by the fraudulent use of the cards, according to

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The four thieves entered the hospital impersonating employees and walked into an unauthorized area where workers keep their personal belongings. They went through bags and took only credit cards.

Video surveillance footage captured images of the suspects in the building and also as they drove away in a red Dodge Journey with the license plate 183 VBU.

Later in the day, the suspects used the cards to make thousands of dollars worth of purchases at a nearby Target.

“Like any property crime, it’s pretty deplorable when you’re taking advantage of someone else,” Fayetteville Police Department Corporal Dallas Brashears said. “You’re taking their property, you’re taking their money, you’re taking their time and you’re possibly risking their personal identities as well.”

Police are advising hospitals in the area to keep their employee-only areas locked and secured and are asking anyone with information on the suspects to call 587-7100.

View images of all the suspects here.

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