Alleged thieves bought clothing, jewellery and a drone with stolen card
A pair armed with a stolen credit card went on a mini crime wave around Dunedin, illegally purchasing thousands of dollars worth of goods.
The credit card was stolen along with a purse and laptop from a Dunedin social agency.
The two alleged offenders then went on a “credit card spree” along the city’s main retail area on Thursday morning, Constable Nick Turner said.
The pair bought clothing, jewellery, a phone and a drone.
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Because the thefts happened so quickly, it took several hours for the bank to stop the card.
The two were also allegedly behind the theft of an electric bike from a Vogel St business on Wednesday night.
Pictures of the theft were widely shared on social media.
Turner noted the men…