NEW YORK (AP) — The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.

Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirms the agency is investigating, but declined to provide further details.

READ MORE: Dorchester Grandmother Killed By Stray Bullet While Sitting On Porch Identified As Delois Brown

Minneapolis-based Target Corp. did not respond to requests for comment. A MasterCard representative referred questions to Target.

READ MORE: Water Conservation Urged In Massachusetts Amid Dry Spell

Target has 1,797 stores in the U.S. and 124 in Canada.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reports 1,831 New COVID Cases, 8 Additional Deaths

[display-posts category=”local” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”4?”]