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(Innisfil, ON) Over the weekend South Simcoe Police were called to Tanger Outlet Mall for reports of shoplifting. On Saturday, February 25, 2017, around 4:00 p.m., 3 males entered the Ralph Lauren Polo store communicating with each other thru ear pieces, distracting staff members and then removing 44 items worth over $1 700.00 concealing them in shopping bags. The store's loss prevention were contacted and police were made aware that a similar report was made to York Regional Police from a mall in Vaughan. Through investigation, York Regional Police were able to arrest one of the males responsible for the Theft and recover some stolen goods.
On Sunday February 26, 2017, South Simcoe Police were called back to the Tanger Outlet Mall for a report of theft of sunglasses. A man and a women entered the Sunglass Hut separately, both trying on several pairs of sunglasses. The store employee did witness the man place a pair inside his jacket pocket. Shortly after the couple left the store together, the store employee noticed at least two more items were taken without paying. The total loss is estimated at $900 - $1200.
Suspect #1: male, black, approximately 30 years of age, 6 foot tall, clean shaven, black short hair, wearing a grey toque, black leather coat with dark blue jeans and black shoes.
Suspect #2: female, White, wavy blond hair, wearing a black toque, a long black winter coat, black and white striped leggings and winter boots. She was carrying an Adidas bag and a large black purse.
Anyone with information is asked to call South Simcoe Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Theft Of Tools
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, February 24, 2017, South Simcoe Police were called to a house in Bradford for a theft of work tools. The vehicle was parked in the driveway on Imperial Crescent in the Town of Bradford West Gwillumbury, when someone entered the unlocked truck sometime between 11:00 p.m. Thursday, February 23 and 3:00 p.m Friday, February 24, 2017 and removed a drill.
Also on Friday, February 24, 2017, South Simcoe Police were called to a home on Hurd Street in Bradford West Gwillumbury for a report of tools taken from a backyard shed. A Compound Miter Saw and a Compact Table Saw were taken in that theft. According to police, they have the owner's initials engraved on them.
Police are reminding people to help keep your valuables safe, Lock It or Lose It.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact South Simcoe Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.