CORVALLIS, Ore. - The suspects swiped two wallets and a Mac laptop from campus, then used one of the stolen debit cards to buy a power cord for the computer.
That's part of the emerging picture of a Monday morning theft reported on the Oregon State University campus, Oregon State Police said.
Investigators want the public's help identifying the possible suspects.
The man and a woman got caught on camera at the Corvallis Rite Aid, one of many shopping stops after the wallets vanished from offices in Burt and Ballard Extension halls on campus. The computer got swiped from the Pharmacy Building.
All three thefts took place between 9:30 and 12:30 p.m. Monday, police said.
One of the victims reported a suspect used a debit card at a Rite Aid store and Staples store in Corvallis and a Chevron gas station in Albany. One of the items purchased at the Staples store was an Apple laptop power cord for a computer that was carried into the store by the suspect who used the victim's debit card.
During the early afternoon hours, a suspect attempted to use debit cards belonging to separate victims at a Home Depot store in Tigard.
The suspects caught on camera are desecribed as:
#1 - African American adult male, approximately 6'4" and weighing 195 lbs, clean cut, no facial hair, with dark glasses
#2 - Adult female, unknown race, 5'6" with medium build, and straight black shoulder length hair
Anyone with information to help identify the suspect is asked to OSU Dispatch Center call (541) 737-3010, option 2.
Information can also be sent to crimetips2OSP@state.or.us.