Broadcast Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: December 16, 2023
The Sarnia Police Service (SPS) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in a theft and assault bodily harm investigation.
On December 16, 2023 at approximately 2:25 p.m., police responded to a call at the LCBO on Quinn Drive in the City of Sarnia. Information received was that a male suspect had stolen two bottles of alcohol and as he fled the store, a volunteer collecting donations for the Red Cross, attempted to prevent his exit.
The 75-year-old volunteer was pushed and then tripped by the suspect, causing him to fall and strike his head.
The victim was transported by EMS to a local hospital where he received multiple staples to his head.
The suspect is described as a white male with a slim build, red and black pants, and a black coat with a red hood. He had a black face covering on and was wearing a black NY Yankees ball hat.
Images of the suspect have been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sarnia Police Service at 519-344-8861.
See something, know something, or hear something? Tips can be submitted anonymously to Crimes Stoppers at 519-332-TIPS (8477) or online at: https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=314
For Media Inquiries, please contact the on-duty Staff Sergeant at 519-344-8861.
Deputy Chief of Police