UPDATE: Attempt to ID Pick Pocket Suspect

UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as Toney Martin Thomas and a warrant has been obtained for his arrest.  Thomas’ M.O. is to pick pocket elderly woman of bank cards at supermarkets and subsequently use them at big box stores to purchase high dollar amounts of gift cards.   Thomas has multiple warrants across Virginia, Maryland and two (2) from East Marlborough Twp. and West Whiteland Twp. (Chester County), Pennsylvania.  Anyone with knowledge of the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Rich Meehl at 267-274-1163 or email: richm@lmt.org.  If the suspect is seen in public do not approach and dial 911.

The above pictured male suspect wearing an Under Armour black hat and sweatshirt was captured on surveillance camera stealing a credit card from the victim’s cart on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 1430 hours at the Shop Rite located at 1603 Big Oak Road Yardley, PA 19067 (Lower Makefield Township).  The suspect then made a subsequent attempt to purchase $2,000 USC in gift cards at the Target store in Langhorne with the victim’s credit card which was denied the same day at 3:01 PM. 

Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked to contact Detective Rich Meehl #42 at 267-274-1163 or email at richm@lmt.org