Police release surveillance video of 2 suspects in Toronto poppy donation box theft

A file photo of a Toronto police cruiser. Global News

UPDATE: Toronto police identified the suspects on Nov. 11, 2015. Video and images can no longer be published under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

TORONTO — Police have released surveillance video of two suspects in the theft of a Remembrance Day poppy donation box from a Tim Hortons in the city’s west end.

Police said two men walked into a Tim Hortons at 1094 Bloor St. W. and one of them grabbed the box while the other stood look out at about 6:20 p.m. on Saturday.

Both men then left the store with the donation box.

Investigators have released surveillance video of the men from the incident in an effort to identify them.

The men are described by police as white, aged 18 to 25, standing 5’10” with thin builds and brown hair.

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One man was wearing white shoes, blue jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt with white lettering and a brown bucket hat while the other was wearing black shoes, white pants and a black sweater.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Toronto police or Crime Stoppers.

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