Oshawa food bank warehouse victimized by overnight robbery


Published April 29, 2022 at 12:42 pm

Investigators are looking for an unknown number of suspects after a food-bank warehouse was broken into in Oshawa.

On Thursday, April 28, at approximately 6 a.m., members of Central East Division were dispatched to a food warehouse on Marwood Drive near Wilson Road and Bloor Street for a break-and-enter that occurred overnight. The suspect(s) gained entry and stole electronics and various supplies, as well as a large panel van.

The warehouse stores food for Feed the Need Durham.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., an officer on general patrol located the stolen panel van travelling in the area of Trulls Road and Highway 2 in Courtice. The officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop but the truck fled at a high rate of speed. The brief pursuit was discontinued out of concern for public safety.

The suspect driver is described as male, White, 30 to 40 years old and he was wearing a green and yellow toque. Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Richer at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2740

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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