Toronto

Man in 'Friends' shirt wanted for allegedly stealing $30K in action figures

Toronto police are trying to track down a man who they say stole $30,000 worth of action figures from a Scarborough mall.

Police say suspect targeted Marvel and Gundam collectibles

Toronto police say this man was caught on security camera footage stealing action figures from Splendid China Mall. (Toronto Police Service)

Toronto police are trying to track down a man who they say stole $30,000 worth of action figures from a Scarborough mall.

According to a police news release, officers began an investigation in late August into a break and enter at Splendid China Mall, near Steeles Avenue East and Kennedy Road.

Police say someone broke into a hobby store and took off with $30,000 in "collector quality" Marvel and Gundam figures. Some of these figures can be worth hundreds of dollars each.

Police released photos of a suspect Tuesday morning.

He is described as between 20 to 30-years-old with a medium build, a clean-shaven face and straight black hair with bangs.

He was wearing a black baseball cap with a white emblem, a black Friends shirt, black pants and black shoes with white soles.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-4200 or Crime Stoppers.