Social Media Tips Crack Forgery and Theft Case

By Marissa Kargas

Published 08/06 2014 08:50AM

Updated 08/06 2014 11:23AM

FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Facebook tips helped tracked down a man wanted for forgery and theft.

The Fayetteville Police Department posted pictures on its Facebook page of a man they needed help identifying. Investigators say the criminal recently used a credit card at a local business that was stolen from a car break-in back in June.

In less than an hour after the original post, officers say tips from social media helped identify the suspect. Fayetteville PD thanks everyone for their help in solving this case.

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