Police Seek Suspect for Damage at Money Mart (Updated)

Published on: 2015/09/24 - in Featured Releases

Kingston Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who smashed the glass of a local Money Mart over a month ago.

UPDATE: September 25 –  Kingston Police reported today “A 17-year-old male attended Kingston Police headquarters yesterday evening, admitting to being responsible for the breaking of a glass window at Money Mart, was remorseful and was willing to pay for the damage. The business was contacted and indicated to police they did not wish to proceed with formal charges. The business was reimbursed and the youth was cautioned regarding the criminal charge of Mischief. Thank you to all who assisted.”

At approximately 1:00 a.m. on Friday, August 21 video surveillance from the Money Mart located at 208 Division Street, at the intersection of Queen Street, shows a male strike and break the outer pane of glass to the closed business, causing several hundred dollars in damage. No entry was gained.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male in his 20’s, medium build, short dark hair, clean shaven, wearing white and black flip-flops, white socks, dark shorts and a black and orange zip-up sports jacket with a crest on the left breast and large lettering on the back.

Suspect (left) and his associate (right) being sought by police.

What appears to be an associate of the suspect is described as a Caucasian male also in his 20’s, medium build, clean shaven, wearing what appears to be black Under Armour flip-flops, white socks, beige shorts, a black t-shirt with a yellow design on the chest, black wrist band on his right wrist and a black ball cap worn backwards.

Anyone with information on either the suspect or his associate is please asked to contact Constable Jeff Thomasen at 613-549-4660 ext. 6330 or via email at jthomasen@kpf.ca.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.tipsubmit.com. Tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. Tips can also be left through the Kingston Police MyPD app that can be downloaded at www.kpf.ca, or via a private message to the Kingston Police Facebook Page.

Release and photos source: Kingston Police on Facebook