Oakville theft and fraud suspect sought by police


Published April 12, 2022 at 7:25 pm

Police in Oakville are seeking public assistance with identifying a suspect who broke into cars last week and then committed fraud.

Halton Regional Police Service’s investigation has established that on April 4, one week ago Monday, the suspect (pictured above) broke into several parked vehicles at the Oakville GO Station located at 214 Cross Avenue. He stole wallets, sunglasses, clothing, and other items. A short time after, the suspect used stolen credit cards, obtained during the vehicle entries, at several retail locations in the surrounding area.

The suspect is described as a white male between 30 and 40 years of age, with short brown hair, a mustache and goatee, and a scar above his right eyebrow. He was wearing tortoise shell glasses, a black jacket with the words “Kal Tire True Service” on the chest, dark pants and black shoes. He was also carrying a duffel bag.

Anyone who is able to identify the suspect, or can provide any further details pertinent to the investigation, should contact Det.-Cst. Mitchell Hansen of the HRPS 2 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 2277.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

(Photos via Halton Regional Police Service.)

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