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Police searching for alleged poppy box thief

Last Updated Nov 13, 2017 at 9:31 pm EST

Police released this security camera image of a man wanted in connection with the theft of a poppy donation box on Rememberance Day 107. TORONTO POLICE

Toronto police have released security camera images of a man wanted in connection with the theft of a poppy donation box in North York.

Police say the theft occurred at a retail establishment in the Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West area on Rememberance Day, Nov. 11 at around 7:30 a.m.

A man entered the store, took a poppy donation box from the counter and fled on foot. He was last seen heading northwest.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them or Crime Stoppers.

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I can remember a time when a story like this would have caused outrage.

It’s now standard operating procedure in the new Toronto.

November 14, 2017 at 7:56 am

@Lasher500: I don’t know about you but this outrages me. Only a scumbag would steal a poppy box from our veterans.

November 14, 2017 at 10:49 am