Boardman dermatologist reports potential patient ID theft


A dermatologist at 755 Boardman Canfield Road told police someone forced open a box that holds lab specimens outside the rear door of his office.

The burglary happened sometime between 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Monday.

The doctor told police the box held skin specimens.

He checked and discovered the lab did pick up the specimens at 7 p.m. Friday, but he is concerned because patients’ personal information, such as dates of birth and Social Security numbers, are in the boxes with specimens. He told police there is a risk for identity theft.

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