WESTPORT — Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole someone’s credit cards earlier this month and used them to make thousands of dollars in purchases.

The woman entered a car parked on Long Lots Road in Westport Aug. 9 and stole credit cards from a purse inside, according to police. Officers said she then racked up over $12,000 in charges on the cards in Trumbull, New Haven and Orange.

Police are seeking help identifying the woman and ask anyone with information call the Westport Police Detective Bureau at (203) 341-6080.