Fall River police arrest man accused of stealing debit cards from elderly patient’s room

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Fall River Police are searching for a suspect who stole credit cards from an elderly patient.

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — Fall River police said they arrested a man accused of stealing debit and credit cards from an elderly patient’s room at Saint Anne’s Hospital.

Police said that they arrested 27-year-old Scott Souza at his home Tuesday. He allegedly stole the cards last week.

Souza pretended that he was a family member when he was questioned by hospital staff, police said.

Investigators were able to recover property from Souza’s home that linked him to the theft.

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