FBI: Knox daycare targeted, search for suspect underway

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The FBI announced it was searching for the woman pictured in surveillance video who is accused of using a stolen credit card.

The card was taken when a thief or thieves smashed the window of a vehicle parked in a child care facility in Knox County at approximately 7:00 a.m. on February 4th.

Special Agent Jason Pack, spokesman for the FBI’s Knoxville Field Office said “The suspect cashed thousands of dollars on the victims account using the stolen checks,”.

Special Agent Pack also said, “They are also believed to have entered a nearby grocery store and purchased more than $1,000 in gift cards”.

The FBI said that next day, the suspect used the victim's identity and stolen bank card to withdraw money from a credit union in Greeneville, Tennessee.

The female was believed to be driving a late model white Dodge Grand Caravan with a stolen Tennessee license plate.

The FBI asked those with information on this crime or the identity of the female in the pictures, are asked to call the FBI at 865-544-0751.