PROFILE WAS AIRED WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 1-7, 2017
CRIME STOPPERS and DURHAM REGIONAL POLICE are asking for your help to solve a fraud that occurred in Clarington. On May 23, 2017 a 31-yr old autistic male, was approached by an unknown male suspect asking for money near King St and Keewatin St. The suspect convinced the victim to attend an ATM machine and also retrieved the victim’s bank card and PIN number. The victim returned home, uninjured, however the suspect, and an unidentified female, continued to use the victim’s debit card to withdraw money and make several purchases later that day. The victim was defrauded of several thousand dollars. Suspect #1 is described as: male, white, 35-45 yrs old, 200 lbs., clean shaven, brown to greyish hair, wearing a white t-shirt with a soccer logo, grey track pants and a ball cap. Suspect #2 is described as: female, white, 30 yrs old, brown hair pulled back, sunglasses or glasses in her hair, wearing black clothing.
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Constable Dana EDWARDS is the Police Coordinator with the Durham Regional Crime Stoppers program and submits this article in the interest of solving crime.