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Aberdeen Police: 2 linked, charged in skimmers found in Nov.

ABERDEEN (AP) -- Police in Aberdeen say two men are facing identity theft and other charges in connection with the skimmers found on gas pumps in the area.

ABERDEEN (AP) - Police in Aberdeen say two men are facing identity theft and other charges in connection with the skimmers found on gas pumps in the area.

Police say 46-year-old Wilmar Vargas-Rodriguez, of Las Vegas, and 26-year-old Robinsdel Gonzales Abreau, of Aberdeen, are suspected of being involved in the placement of the devices that steal information from debit cards or credit cards when people use them to pay for gas.

Vargas-Rodriguez was arrested last week after a high-speed chase. Police say Vargas-Rodriguez and Abreau were arrested in connection with the skimmer found at an Aberdeen gas station in November. Police also linked Vargas-Rodriguez to the skimming devices found earlier this month outside Aberdeen city limits.

It wasn't immediately clear Tuesday if either man has an attorney who could comment on the case.

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