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Kingston police seek public’s help in hunt for theft, fraud suspects

Kingston police are looking for two men. The man on the left allegedly used a stolen credit card and the man on the right allegedly tried to steal goods from a Kingston department store.
Kingston police are looking for two men. The man on the left allegedly used a stolen credit card and the man on the right allegedly tried to steal goods from a Kingston department store. Kingston police

Kingston police are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify two men.

The first, shown in the pictures below, was caught on a security footage allegedly using a stolen credit card at various stores in downtown Kingston on April 9.

Police say the man was using the tap function so he did not have to enter a pin or sign a receipt when making purchases.

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He is described as a younger Caucasian adult, clean-shaven, with short brown hair and a slim build. He was wearing a dark ball cap, sunglasses with yellow lenses, a black hooded jacket, and beige pants. The suspect was wearing black high top running shoes or boots.

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Police are asking anyone with information about the alleged fraud to contact Sgt. Stacey at 613-549-4660 ext. 6242 or via email at cstacey@kingstonpolice.ca.

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The second man, shown in the photo below, was allegedly caught on security footage on May 7 at a Kingston department store.

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According to police, security officers saw the man placing items in a plastic bag and then leaving the store without paying.

When the officers tried to arrest him, he allegedly dropped the bag with the stolen goods and ran away.

READ MORE: Kingston police looking for alleged credit card fraudsters

The man is described as Caucasian, 35-40 years old, five feet 10 inches tall and weighing 190 pounds. During the incident, he was wearing a gray ball cap, black windbreaker and beige pants, but no shoes.

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Police are asking anyone with information about the theft to contact Const. MacNeish at 613-549-4660 ext. 6373 or via email at smacneish@kingstonpolice.ca.

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