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Montreal police searching for suspects in Dorval mosque donation robbery

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WATCH ABOVE: Montreal police are searching for two suspects in connection with theft at a Dorval mosque – Sep 27, 2018

Montreal police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men in connection with a theft at a Dorval mosque last August.

The incident, Montreal police said, occurred after 2 p.m. on Aug. 21.

Surveillance footage shows two suspects entering the Dorval mosque.

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The first man is seen wearing a black, short-sleeved shirt with a white ‘EKCO’ logo.

He also has a tattoo on his right forearm.

WATCH: Montreal police are searching for two suspects in connection with a theft at a West Island mosque. As Global’s Brayden Jagger Haines reports, surveillance video shows them entering the Cité de Dorval mosque on Aug. 21.

Click to play video: 'Search underway for 2 suspects in Dorval mosque theft' Search underway for 2 suspects in Dorval mosque theft
Search underway for 2 suspects in Dorval mosque theft – Sep 27, 2018

He is followed  breaded man seen entering the mosque, wearing an orange Denver Broncos baseball cap and a black “Bonfire Outerwear” T-shirt.

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Both men are white and appear to have brown hair.

The footage shows the building entryway, but not the robbery.

The men entered after members of the mosque celebrated the day sacrifice.

Mehmet Deger, Dorval Mosque president says the men stole the donations that were collected that day.

“We don’t collect that much money from our donation boxes, it was $425,” Deger said.

Deger says the suspected thief’s left with a total of $700.

The donations were going to be used to buy food for needy families and refugees.

“There is no need to steal from mosques, churches and Synagogues,” Deger said. “It isn’t worth it.”

Exterior surveillance footage shows the two men driving away in a grey sports utility vehicle.

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If anyone has any information, police are asking them to call the Info-Crime line at 514-393-1133.

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