Public’s assistance sought in identifying a theft and fraud suspect in Mississauga

On October 25, 2017, sometime in the early morning, a vehicle was entered in a residential neighbourhood in the area of Dundas Street and Eighth Line in the Town of Oakville.  Several items were stolen from the vehicle, including a debit card.  This debit card was later used at several gas stations in the City of Mississauga.

Investigators have obtained video footage and photos of the suspect and are now seeking assistance from the public to help identify him.

The suspect is described as:

• Male white
• between 20-30 years of age
• light brown/blonde hair
• wearing a dark coat
• the suspect has distinguishable tattoos across his fingers on his left hand (see attached photos)

Police want to remind residents of the following tips:

• Ensure your unattended vehicle(s) are kept locked/secure
• Never leave personal identification or valuables in your vehicle
• Park in a well-lit and attended areas whenever possible
• Never leave spare keys in your vehicle
• If you have to leave valuables in your vehicle, lock them in your trunk (do not tempt thieves by leaving packages or purses in plain view or on the seat)
• Remove garage door openers, GPS navigation and cell phone devices and power cords from view when not in your vehicle

Anyone who may have any information pertaining to this crime is asked to contact Detective Constable Mark BINGHAM of the Halton Regional Police 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext: 2216, or contact Crime Stoppers “See something, Hear something, Say something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at or by texting “Tip 201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).