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  Suspects Wanted Following Theft of Rare Comic Books

Sep 25, 2017 10:48 ET

Police are trying to identify suspects after the owner of a comic book business had his home and business location broken into over the past two weeks.

On Monday September 18, 2017, the owner returned home to find a collection of comics had been taken from his Newcastle home while he was at work. The comics are worth about $54,000. There is no suspect information.

On Saturday September 23, 2017, police were called to a Pickering warehouse that operates a comic book business on Brock Road that was broken into. It's believed two suspects entered the warehouse office overnight and stole a box of comic books valued at approximately $250,000.

The suspects are described as: male, with their faces covered with masks and scarves. Both were wearing gloves.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to contact Det. Ludlow of West Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1925.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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