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Police seek suspect who brazenly stole meat from west-end Hamilton shop

Police say they're trying to track down a suspect who walked right into a Hamilton shop and stole thousands in meat out of freezer around Noon on June 3, 2021. Hamilton Police

Police say they’re seeking a suspect accused of taking close to a couple thousand of dollars in meat during a bold daytime walk-in theft at a Westdale shop last June.

The city’s robbery unit says the incident happened in broad daylight on Thursday, June 3 around noon and involved a lone man taking product from Hamilton Kosher Meats near King Street West and Longwood Road South

“While in the establishment, the suspect proceeded to open the large walk-in freezer and filled a garbage can with meat before fleeing the scene on foot,” Hamilton police told Global News in an email.

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“The suspect stole approximately $1,700 to $1,800 worth of inventory.”

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An image of the suspect has been released by investigators but no description of the man was revealed.

Anyone with information is being asked to reach out to detectives.

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