June 10, 2014 3:13 pm

Police seek suspect in Ride to Conquer Cancer donation theft

Hamilton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly stole a donation box from a charity event over the weekend.

Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stole a donation box containing approximately $11,000 from a charity event over the weekend.

Supporters of the Ride to Conquer Cancer’s banquet dinner at Hamilton’s Sheraton Hotel at 116 King Street West in Hamilton paid an admission fee as well and donated to the fundraiser.

Surveillance footage captured the suspect as he left the hotel carrying the box.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, 40-45 years old, with short grey-blond hair. He was wearing an orange polo shirt over a white t-shirt, dark jeans, brown running shoes and sunglasses, and had a cell phone on his hip.

Anyone with information is being asked contact the Hamilton Police Service, Criminal Investigation Division, Det. Const. James O’Hara or Det. Const. Lauren Troubridge at 905-546-3818, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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