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Windsor police are looking for the person who stole more than $1,500 worth of gum from a number of convenience stores across the city.

Police say the person has been caught on surveillance stealing boxes of gum from the stores.

At one store, video appears to show the suspect stealing 11 boxes of gum.

In each incident the suspect stole several boxes of gum by stuffing the boxes in his backpack and simply walking out without making any attempt to pay, police said in a media release.

In total, police estimate the suspect has stolen more than $1,500 worth of gum over the course of two weeks. 

Police are asking the public to call them or Crime Stoppers if they have any information about the thefts.