Crime did not take a holiday on Civic Long Weekend
THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police are reporting on an incident that happened on August 2, 2014 just before 3:00AM EDT.
Police report that a woman was a victim of a robbery outside her residence on Victoria Ave.
The twenty-three-year-old woman was unloading her car when she was approached by a male who had just exited a truck parked on Victoria Ave.
The male offered to assist the female with her packages but she declined. The male returned a few moments later with a pipe and demanded her purse. The male was able to grab her purse and left the area on foot. The female was unharmed and was able to contact the police for assistance.
The police investigation revealed that the truck the male drove up in was stolen on August 1, 2014 between 8:00 and 8:30PM EDT from a residence in the 200 block on North Norah Street.
The suspect is a caucasian male approximately 25 years old. He is described as being 5’7″ tall with a short brush cut or balding hair.
The suspect was wearing a black baseball hat and a black hoodie at the time of the incident.
Thunder Bay Police are asking for anyone with information on this incident, or any other criminal activity to contact them at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. A web tip may also be left at www.tipsubmit.com
This investigation is ongoing.
The long holiday weekend was a busy one for Police, and for Superior EMS and Thunder Bay Fire Rescue:
Topping the incident report were Quality of Life calls. There were 173 recorded incidents including 52 for disorder, and 113 alcohol related calls.