Men in Alleged Organized Theft Ring Wanted,
Security Camera Images Released
Broadcast time: 23:35
Friday, October 5, 2018
Case #: 2018-1651743
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance identifying three men wanted in an organized theft ring investigation.
On Thursday, September 6, 2018, throughout the day, officers responded to numerous reports of thefts in the Financial District.
It is reported that:
- the thefts occurred in various bars and restaurants
- women left their purses on the backs of chairs
- one man would be create a distraction
- an accomplice would wrap the purse in a jacket he was carrying
- he would then leave with the purse hidden under his jacket
- in some instances he would reach into the purse to take the wallet
Security camera images of the suspects have been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Andrew Lim, 52 Division