Man breaks into cars outside gyms, uses stolen credit cards to buy gift cards

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Police in Gwinnett County need help to identify the man who broke into cars outside of gyms and then charged thousands of dollars on stolen credit cards.

Police say he scouts the parking lot looking for wallets and purses.

When he finds one, he breaks in and steals credit cards and cash.

Officers say he's hit the Planet Fitness on Pleasant Hill Road, the Crunch Fitness on Scenic Highway, and the Crossfit PPG on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

Police say after each theft, the man went to stores and bought hundreds of dollars’ worth of gift cards.