Police Search for Three Suspects Following Incident at Burlington Fortino’s


Halton Police are searching for three suspects following an incident that took place at a Fortino's located in Burlington.

On Saturday Jan. 5 2019 at 7:12 p.m. two females and one male entered the Fortino’s store located at 5111 New St., according to police.

Police say the females allegedly selected and concealed electric toothbrushes, toothbrush refills and Polysporin while the male allegedly selected and concealed cold medicine and Nicorette for a total value of $3,401.28.

According to police, all suspects left the store making no attempt to pay.

The first female suspect is described as being Middle Eastern, 5’2”, 180 lbs., approximately 35-years-old. Police say this suspect has brown hair that was tied back, and was wearing blue jeans, a grey sweater with black stripes, and a 3/4 length grey winter jacket with a fur lined hood.

The second female suspect is also described as being Middle Eastern, 5’2”, 180 lbs., approximately 40-years-old. According to police, this suspect has dark red hair, and was wearing black pants, a burgundy sweater, a 3/4 length black winter jacket with a fur lined hood, and a beige scarf.

The male suspect is described as being Middle Eastern, 5’8”, 180 lbs., approximately 30-years-old. This suspect, police has, has black hair, and he was seen wearing black jeans, a grey sweater, a long black winter coat, and white and black running shoes.

If you have any information about this incident, contact Cst. T. LEAN #5662, Retail Thefts Unit, 30 division, 905 825 4747 ext. 2351 or Tori [dot] Lean [at] haltonpolice [dot] ca. Or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

Photo is courtesy of Halton Police.

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