Police seek public assistance in attempted b&e / stolen vehicle investigation

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On Sunday, May 12/2019 at 5:40 a.m., a stolen pick-up truck was used to ram the front of Larry’s Rentall Inc. located at 240 Ontario Street, St. Catharines. The lone male suspect rammed the building three times with the vehicle and caused nearly $100,000 in damage, however was not successful in making entry.

The suspect is described as male white, 30 years old, 5’6ft with a medium build. He was wearing a grey Nike hooded sweater, black pants with grey shoes and white soles. Still images of the suspect for identification are attached below.

The vehicle was stolen from a parking lot in the immediate area, a short time before the incident occurred. The vehicle is described as 2018 orange Toyota Tundra pickup truck, bearing Ontario marker AY35006. The vehicle is a 4×4 with lift kit, has black rims and a white decal across the rear window which reads “Rough Country”.

The vehicle sustained significant damage to the front and rear bumpers as a result of the B&E attempt.

Photographs of the vehicle and the unknown male suspect are shown at right.

Anyone able to identify the suspect or with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Constable Waters #9594 at (905) 688 4111.

Information on crimes can also be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara.

To leave an anonymous tip, please contact Crime Stoppers via:

Telephone – 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
Online – www.niagaratips.ca
Text – Text is not available at this time.

Crime Stoppers guarantees that you will remain anonymous through any of the methods offered to provide tips. You may also be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 if the information leads to an arrest.

 


 

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