Police have released a security camera image of a man wanted in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry in Scarborough.
According to police, a 75 year old woman was in the dining area of a motel in the Markham Road and Progress Avenue area at around 9.a.m. on Friday, June 17th.
They say a man picked up the woman’s purse when she left it momentarily unattended.
The woman had traveled to Toronto for a family function and had brought a large amount of jewelry with her.
She estimates there was approximately $80,000 worth of jewelry in her purse when it was taken.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).