Thief grabs cash from KFC after stolen credit card fails for chicken purchase, Durham Police say

The thief caught on camera at the KFC. Photos by Durham Police.

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A thief in Durham tried to use a stolen credit card to buy chicken, but was rejected so he grabbed cash from the register instead, Durham Police say.

The incident happened just after 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 at Kentucky Fried Chicken at 806 Fayetteville Street.

A man entered the business and tried to purchase food using a stolen credit card.

“He then grabbed a small amount of cash from a register and ran out of the store,” Durham Police said in a press release.

Durham Police described the suspect as a black male with a dark complexion and dreadlocks that were tied up. He was wearing a blue puffy jacket, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator B. Riley at (919) 560-4415, ext. 29303 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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