(HOWICK, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently investigating the theft of a snow blower that was stolen from a hardware store in Gorrie.
The incident was reported to police on January 27, 2019, however the brazen theft took place on a January 5, 2019. Upon reviewing store video surveillance a male suspect is captured on video entering into the store whereupon he immediately takes notice of a gas powered Brute snow blower valued at $480.
He then walks out of the store and proceeds to cram the snow blower into the backseat of a silver 4-door compact car. The male suspect then departed without making payment for the item.
The male suspect is seen wearing a black toque with stripes, a black jacket, black pants and dark winter boots.
A store surveillance photo is attached.
Any person with information regarding this theft is asked to contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.