Man takes poppy donation box from a Tim Hortons in Oakville

Someone store the Royal Canadian Legion poppy donation box from a Timmies in Oakville and the Halton Police are looking for your help.

According to Halton Police, ‘the suspect reached around the counter and stole the Royal Canadian Legion poppy donation box. He promptly exited the store and left the area on foot,’ said the police in a press release.

The incident occurred on Monday, November 9th at approximately 1:00 pm at a Tim Horton’s in the area of Trafalgar Road and Postridge Drive in Oakville.”

The suspect is described as male, wearing a red toque, camouflaged pants, a black hoodie with a white symbol on the front and back, and black shoes. He had a black and white handkerchief covering his face and was carrying a black “gym style” bag (see attached photos).

If you know this man, contact Acting Detective Sergeant Ron Wright of the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2284. Or, you could always contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at​​

About Ian Hardy

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I'm obsessed with Tim Hortons. It runs through my veins and I've probably spent enough money downing Steeped Tea's that I could have purchased my own franchise.