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  Suspect Wanted after Purse Stolen in Oshawa

Nov 13, 2017 08:00 ET

Police are looking to identify a suspect following a theft of a purse in Oshawa.

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m. the suspect stole the victim's wallet at her place of employment on Grandview Street South in Oshawa. The unknown suspect made off with the victim's wallet which contained several bank cards. The suspect then fled the scene. There is no available description for the theft suspect.

Investigators are also looking to identify a fraud suspect who was witnessed using the stolen cards at a local drug store and LCBO store in Oshawa. Investigators are releasing his picture in efforts to identify the suspect.

The suspect who used the stolen cards is described as: male, white, 20 - 30 years of age, short shaved brown hair, goatee, wearing dark shorts, grey striped shirt, black backpack and sunglasses. Suspect was operating a red mountain bike.

A photo of a suspect who used the stolen cards is attached or can be found at under Newsroom.

Anyone with information about either suspect or the incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Snow of East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1687.

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