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Police seek public's assistance in theft investigation (2 photos)

Police are asking for the public's assistance as they search a theft suspect in Sioux Lookout.

SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. – Police are asking for the public’s assistance as they identify a theft suspect in Sioux Lookout.

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating report from Oct. 25, 2019 that someone had been making unauthorized purchases at local businesses with a bank card that was misplaced by the owner.

Video footage shows a man leaving a vehicle with a female driver, and is shown making multiple purchases at three local businesses using the tap function between the hours of 4:05 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. on Oct. 10. The estimated value of purchases total $136.41.

The suspect is described as a white man, about 30-years-old, short dark hair and wearing a green and white baseball cap, sunglasses, a white long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and running shoes.

The suspect vehicle was driven by a white female about 30-year-old with long dark hair.

The vehicle was a black Ford F-150, early 2000’s model, two door with a five-foot box and looked worn down.

The OPP is requesting anyone with information about this incident to call Sioux Lookout Detachment at 807-737-2020 or 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.