Police search for Whitby theft and fraud suspect


Published November 19, 2021 at 10:56 am

Police are on the lookout for a thief who broke into a car and made purchases with credit and debit cards stolen from the vehicle.

Durham Police say a man broke into a car on Regal Briar Street in Whitby just before seven p.m. October 10. He made off with a wallet and a set of golf clubs.

The man was later caught on security cameras in a Metro grocery store and a Shell gas station where he bought items with the stolen cards.

The suspect is described as white, with a heavy build, and wearing an orange reflective construction vest, a black hat and work boots.

Anyone with information can call  D/Cst. Bonner at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1854 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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