Man accused of using stolen credit card hit by car; Kennewick PD search for second suspect
KENNEWICK, Wash. – An alleged credit card theft suspect was hit by a car Saturday night. Now, police are looking for a woman who was reportedly also involved in the same crime.
Around 8 p.m. Saturday, Kennewick Police were called to the area of 10th Avenue and Irby Street regarding a vehicle prowl. Officers talked to the victim, who said credit cards were stolen and just used.
Investigators tracked down a woman who allegedly used the stolen credit card at a Walmart. A man, later identified as 28-year-old Jacob Sanders, used a credit card at Fred Meyer. Police say a family member of the victim went to the Fred Meyer and confronted the man.
Sanders took off on a bicycle across Highway 395. He was hit by a car, but continued to take off before officers got to the scene.
Officers were not able to find him. Later, police got a call from a local hospital about a man who came in with a leg injury. He matched the description of Sanders.
He was treated and later booked into the Benton County Jail for unlawful factoring of transactions and burglary.
The woman from Walmart has not yet been identified. If you recognize her or see the truck, call Kennewick Police.
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