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Update: Dog leash thief in Chatham

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Update: On February 1, 2016 police responded to a theft at the Critter Shop on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Around 3:30 p.m. the man entered the store and stole three (3) dog leashes valued at $108. The man fled the area on a lime green mountain bike and was last seen travelling southbound on St. Clair Street.

At the time of the incident, the man was wearing a long winter jacket with a fur lined hoodie. He was also wearing a ball cap and glasses.

Yesterday, police released a photograph of the suspect and he was identified.

Last night, a 35-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with theft under $5000 and possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He was released with conditions pending a future court date of February 24, 2016.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance.


Original story: On February 1, 2016 police responded to a theft at the Critter Shop on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Around 3:30 p.m. the man entered the store and stole three (3) dog leashes valued at $108. The man fled the area on a lime green mountain bike and was last seen travelling southbound on St. Clair Street.

At the time of the incident, the man was wearing a long winter jacket with a fur lined hoodie.

He was also wearing a ball cap and glasses.

Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying this man.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ed Vannoord at edmondv@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87253.

Anonymous callers can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.


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