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Suspect to Identify in LCBO Theft and Assault Investigation

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.


Julie Craddock

Deputy Chief of Police

Tel: 519-344-8861

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