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Remembrance Day poppy box theft: police seek suspect

Toronto Police have released security camera video of a man wanted for stealing a poppy donation box from a gas station in the Humber Bay area on Remembrance Day.

Man stole poppy box from gas station on Remembrance Day

Police seek suspect in poppy box theft

CBC News: Toronto at 6:00

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Man caught on security camera stealing poppy donation box from gas station on Remembrance Day. 0:13

Toronto Police have released security camera video of a man wanted for stealing a poppy donation box from a gas station in the Humber Bay area. 

Police say the man walked into a gas station in the Park Lawn Road and The Queensway area at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, Remembrance Day. 

Police say the man waited until there were no employees watching before swiping the donation box from the coffee counter.  

He was wearing a dark blue hat and blue sweater. 

He is described as white, 45-55 years old, with a thin build and white hair. He was wearing a dark-blue hat and a blue sweater.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com.

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