Groton Police Arrest Man; Search For Second Suspect

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH)- A Brooklyn, New York man was arrested in Groton after police say he used a fraudulent credit card at the WalMart, and police say this is not the first time he’s done it.

24-year-old Kashif Louissaint is charged with Criminal Attempt Larceny in the 4th Degree, Criminal Attempt Illegal Use of a Credit Card, and Interfering with an officer.

Police say they responded to the Walmart on Gold Star Highway around 4:30PM on June 16, on reports of theft by fraud. Witnesses gave police a description of Louissaint, and the car he was in. Police located the car matching that description, which took off, into the Copp Property Dog Park parking area. Police say that’s when the two people inside, took off on foot, running into the woods.

Officers from Ledyard, Groton City, New London, Stonington, Waterford and the Connecticut State Police all responded, to help locate the suspects.

Eventually, one suspect, Kashif Louissaint was located and arrested. Police say he was also wanted by the FBI in Newark, New Jersey on Wire Fraud Charges.

Police have not located the second suspect.

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