Police: ‘Pray with us,’ thieves say before stealing York woman’s credit card

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The two men approached a stranger and asked to pray with her. At some point during their interaction they stole her credit card. (Courtesy York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office)
The two men approached a stranger and asked to pray with her. At some point during their interaction they stole her credit card, police say. (Courtesy York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office)

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men suspected of stealing a credit card.

Two men approached a woman as she was shopping in the 5000 block of Victory Boulevard in January and asked her to pray with them, according to Lt. Dennis Ivey of the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. 

The men said they wished to bless her. After the interaction, the woman contacted her bank, which told her there had been multiple unsuccessful attempts to use her credit card near Richmond.

The victim did not suffer any losses, Ivey said. 

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or the FB TIP LINE at 757-890-4999.