Police seek help to identify theft suspects

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating three separate theft incidents over the past few weeks and is asking for assistance from the public to help identify suspects caught on security video.

On Thursday, November 14th, at approximately 8:00 p.m. a 77 year old female was at the Tim Hortons restaurant at 92 First Street and left forgetting to take her purse with her. When the female returned to retrieve her purse, it could not be located. Store security video footage was reviewed and a male was seen taking the purse from the store with a second male. The first suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6’, wearing a black and white winter coat, dark toque or hoodie and dark pants. The second suspect is a white male approximately 6’, wearing a black toque, black hoodie, grey pants and black winter boots. The male also appears to have what may be a tattoo on his right forearm.

On Friday, November 29th, at approximately 2:40 p.m. two males attended the LCBO at 40 Broadway. Each male selected two bottles of alcohol and left the store without paying for them. The suspects left the area in a black Nissan Pathfinder that was waiting in the parking lot. One suspect is described as a black male, 5’10’, 20-25 years old, short black hair covered with a wrap, short facial hair, wearing a black and beige ski jacket, blue jeans and black running shoes. The second suspect is described as a white male, 6’, 20-25 years old, slim build with a moustache, wearing a black parka with a hood, blue jeans and red/black running shoes.

On Wednesday, December 4th, at approximately 2:50 p.m. a female attended Zehrs grocery store at 50 Fourth Avenue and was observed depositing several items into a purse. She left the store without paying for the items and was confronted by a store loss prevention officer. The female fled the area. Her image was captured on store security cameras. The suspect is described as a white female, thin build, approximately 5’5” tall, with blue hair, wearing light blue jeans and a black and grey plaid jacket.

Police are continuing to investigate the incidents and would like to hear from anyone who has information regarding the identity of any of the suspects. Anyone who has further information is asked to contact the Orangeville Police Service at 519-941-2522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

Posted on December 5, 2019