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Media Release

Release Date: November 19th, 2020 - 11:14am

Originator: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext 5224

Contact: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 extension 5224

Location: Burlington

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Police Seek Suspects Who Stole Memory Card with Sentimental Images

On November 14, 2020 just before 4:00 pm, two suspects entered Burlington Camera located at 489 Guelph Line in Burlington.  The suspects stole a camera and camera-related items and left the store without paying.  One of the stolen items included a memory card belonging to a store employee.  The memory card contained photographs of the employee's ​​15 month old grandson who is currently undergoing treatment for brain cancer.

The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the two suspects, in hopes of returning the memory card to its rightful owner. The images on the card are the only copies and are of great sentimental significance to the owner.

The suspects are described as (see attached photos):

Suspect 1:

Male, white, in his 40's, grey/black short buzzed hair, approximately 5'10" tall and 200lbs., wearing a two tone jacket (black/tan), black pants and black shoes. The suspect was wearing a medical mask.

Suspect 2:

Female, white, in her 40's, large build, approximately 5'6" tall and 200lbs., blonde hair tied into a ponytail, wearing a puffy tan coloured hip length jacket, black pants and tan boots. The suspect was carrying a large tan coloured shoulder bag. The suspect was wearing a medical mask.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Sgt. Ismet Brahimir of the Retail Theft Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2391.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers.  "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.​