On the 18th of August, 2011, at approximately 4:00pm, an elderly female had her wallet stolen while grocery shopping in New Hamburg. The wallet had been placed in her purse, in the top of her grocery cart.
It is believed that a male and female suspect were attempting distraction thefts. Other shoppers reported being crowded by the pair.
The public are reminded to be vigilant while shopping and keep their valuables secure.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is requested to contact Rural South Division at 519-653-7700 ext. 4422, or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.