London police seek hatchet-wielding man who robbed teen boy and woman who used his stolen debit card

London police released surveillance photos of a woman who allegedly used the victim's debit card to make purchases. London Police Service

Editor’s note: On Tuesday, June 18 London police announced they’d identified the female suspect in this case. She remains at large. 

London police have issued suspect descriptions and surveillance photos in connection with a robbery and fraud investigation involving a teenage victim.

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Police say a 16-year-old boy and a friend were in the area of the White Oaks Skateboard Park off Ponderosa Crescent on May 21 at roughly 8 p.m. when a green Ford Focus approached and a man in a balaclava with a hatchet got out.

Police say the teenager’s personal belongings, including a backpack containing a wallet, were taken but no injuries were reported. Police were called to the scene but the suspect had already fled and the investigation was reassigned to the Street Crime Unit.

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Four days later, police received a call about a number of fraudulent purchases made with the teen’s stolen debit card and police obtained video surveillance of a female suspect.

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The man is described as a 5′ 10″ to 6′-tall white man in his 30s with a bald head and possibly a tattoo on one forearm, weighing between 180 and 200 lbs.

The woman is described as white, between 30 and 35 years old with black shoulder-length hair with bangs and a slim build. She was wearing a jean jacket, black tank top, black leggings, and pink flip-flops.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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