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  Suspect Wanted for an Air Compressor Theft in Newcastle

Mar 06, 2018 10:58 ET

A suspect(s) is wanted after a theft of an air compressor from a gas station in Newcastle.

Between Tuesday, January 23, 2018 and Wednesday, January 24, 2018, the suspect(s) stole an air compressor from the Ultramar gas station located at southbound Hwy 35/115 in Newcastle. The air compressor was found in a dumpster at a nearby school on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The air compressor was damaged and wrapped in a distinctive brown blanket.

There is no suspect description and investigators are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s)

A photo of the property recovered can be viewed at under Newsroom.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Bycok of Central West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext.1605.

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.


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