Police Looking for Alleged Poppy Box Thief

Police Looking for Alleged Poppy Box Thief

Poppy Box Thief
Police are looking for this man, who they say stole a poppy donation box from a store in the 700 block of St. Anne’s Road on November 4, 2015. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a poppy donation box from a St. Vital store on November 4.

Police say the man entered at around 10:25 a.m. and went to the customer service counter. He turned down assistance from staff and grabbed the donation box, concealing it under his jacket.

He fled the store and staff gave chase, but couldn’t catch him.

The suspect is described as a caucasian, 20-30-years-old, 5’8” tall, medium build, short light brown hair, wearing a black winter jacket, black pants, a Winnipeg Jets scarf and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-2857 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).


Comments

comments